Islamabad, Pakistan: In a tragic incident today, a devastating train derailment occurred near Sahara Railway Station in Pakistan. The Rawalpindi-bound Hazara Express was carrying a significant number of passengers when the accident happened, resulting in a heavy toll on human lives and leaving several others injured.
According to the latest reports received from local authorities, at least 15 people have been confirmed dead, and around 50 others have sustained injuries in the accident. The incident took place in the early morning hours when the train was en route to its destination.
The cause of the derailment is yet to be ascertained, and rescue teams, as well as medical personnel, are on the scene to provide immediate assistance to the victims. Ambulances rushed to the accident site to transport the injured to nearby hospitals for medical treatment. The authorities have declared an emergency situation in the area to mobilize resources swiftly.
Eyewitnesses reported a chaotic scene at the site, with mangled train coaches and passengers trapped inside. Rescue operations are underway to retrieve survivors and recover the bodies of those who lost their lives in this tragic incident.
Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his deep sorrow over the loss of lives and instructed the concerned authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the derailment. He also directed all necessary measures to be taken to provide the best medical care to the injured.
The Hazara Express is a popular train route that connects Rawalpindi with various cities in the northern region of Pakistan. This unfortunate accident has raised concerns about the safety and maintenance of the country’s rail infrastructure.
The railway authorities have suspended train services on the affected route until further notice and alternative arrangements are being made for stranded passengers.
As the rescue and recovery efforts continue, the entire nation stands in grief and solidarity with the families of the deceased and the injured. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time.
Authorities have urged people to avoid unnecessary travel on trains until further notice, and they have assured that every effort is being made to ensure the safety of railway operations in the country.
We will continue to keep you updated on the latest developments regarding this heart-wrenching train accident as more information becomes available.