LODHRAN(Web Desk): According to source Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Saturday morning demanded resignation from Federal Minister of Pakistan for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique for Lodhran train accident that claimed lives of nine including six School children,s.
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan made the statement while Talking to media Channels after meeting the victims’ families along with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Secretary General Jehangir Khan Tareen.
A train in crashed into a motorised School rickshaw on Friday Morning , killing six School children on their way to school and the School rickshaw driver, in Pakistan’s third deadly train crash in four months.
Punjab Police said the gate at the crossing was open at the time of the crash, meaning traffic on the road could cross the railway train tracks.
Khawaja Saad Rafique:
Federal Minister of Railway Khawaja Saad Rafique told reporters the weather might have been factor.
“We have to investigate whether it’s negligence or if it happened due to heavy fog,” Rafique said.
Twenty people were killed and dozens were injured on 3 November 2016 , when a train crashed into stationary coaches in Karachi.
In September 2016, at least four people were killed and 93 injured when an express train crashed into a freight train near the city of Multan in Punjab province.