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Sadiqabad Train Accident

At least 19 passengers were killed and 84 injured as Akbar Express rammed into stationary freight train near Rahim Yar Khan.

According to sources, the Akbar Express was en route to Quetta from Lahore.

DPO Rahim Yar Khan said six to seven coaches of Akbar Express heavily damaged in the accident.

The injured are being shifted to nearby hospitals for medical treatment.

Emergency declared in all hospitals of Rahim Yar Khan to provide timely medical treatment to the injured.

President Arif Alvi and Prime Minster Imran Khan have expressed deep grief over loss of precious lives in train accident.

They prayed for the departed souls and fortitude for bereaved families.

The President and the Prime Minister also prayed for early recovery of injured.