Inquiry report on Sadiqabad train incident to be finalized today: Rasheed.

RAWALPINDI -- Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said trains' collision at Sadiqabad occurred due to human negligence and its inquiry report would be finalized on Friday (today).

Talking to a private news channel, the minister said the inquiry report would fix the responsibility and the culprit would be punished.

Rasheed has announced that 1.5 million rupees would be given as compensation for each deceased, 500,000 rupees each to critically injured and 200,000 rupees to each who received minor injuries.

The death toll of the horrific railway accident following a collision between Quetta bound Akbar Express and a freight train at Walhar Railway Station has risen to 21, authorities said. At least 79 people were injured in the...

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