Gujranwala Pakistan Railway Train Accident

Yesterday in Gujranwala Pakistan a train fell in the canal due to collapse of Railway Bridge. This train is carrying Pakistani soldiers. At least 17 people died in this incidence and still some people are missing. Funeral prayers of deceased were offered by army officers, staffs, their friends and relatives. Most of them were buried in their native areas. Prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Shareef, Ex-President Asif Ali Zardari and Chairman Tehreek-e-Insaaf offered their grief reactions.

Gujranwala Railway Train Accident News In Urdu

Gujranwala Pakistan Railway Train Accident News In Urdu

According to express newspapers of Pakistan, yesterday a train going to Kharian from Pano Aqil fell into the canal leads to 17 death including 4 army officers. Today when rescue operations started again 3 more dead bodies were recovered from the canal, identified as Subedar Major Islam, Naik Arif and Naseer, and total become 17 dead bodies. Searching of missing persons continued.

On the other side after funeral prayer for the deceased, they were sent to their native villages. Major Adil Shaheed was buried in Lahore with full army honors. His funeral prayer was offered in Cavalry ground. In this funeral prayer along with the relatives and friends of Major Adil Shaheed a large number of army officers including Core Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Naved Zaman, GOC Major General Tariq Aman, DG Rangers Punjab Major General Umar Farooq Barki and soldiers were present. Funeral prayer of Captain Kashif was prayed in his native area Nizampur. Lieutenant Ali Abbas was buried after funeral prayer prayed in wadi-e-soon.

According to Pakistan Army, soldiers were going to Kharian by a special train; four bogies fell into the canal, leads to death of 14 people including unit commander Lieutenant Colonel Aamir Jadoon. Spokesman said that according to initial investigation, accident was due to collapse of bridge. Rescue operation is continued for drowned people. In this incidence 17 people died yet. 

Funeral prayers of 10 Shaheed peoples Lieutenant Colonel Aamir Jadoon, his wife and daughter, Major Abid, Captain Kashif, Lieutenant Abbas, Lance Naik Zafar, Sipahi Sultan, Dhani Bukhs and Saleem were offered at Gujranwala Airbase late night. The funeral prayer was attended by Army Chief General Raheel Shareef and other army officers and staffs. Army Chief General Raheel Shareef visited the injured of accident at CMH Gujranwala before funeral prayer.

Prime minister of Pakistan Mian Nawaz Shareef, Ex-President Asif Ali Zardari and chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Imran Khan expressed their grief reactions. Prime minister ordered to give best medical facilities to the injured of this incidence.

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