Two killed as loco hits car

July 11, 2019

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DERA GHAZI KHAN: Two persons were killed and three others suffered injuries when a patrolling locomotive hit a car at an unmanned level crossing near Qadra Bridge at Kot Mithan, Rajanpur district.

A Rahim Yar Khan-bound car in which five people were travelling, was hit by a railway engine at the unmanned level crossing. As a result, Naseem (45) and Lal Bukhsh (60) were killed while Saeed Ahmed, Ghulam Murtaza and Abdul Salam sustained injuries.

Soon after the accident, rescuers reached the spot, pulled out the bodies and the three injured from the damaged car and shifted them to Rajanpur.

Published in Dawn, July 11th, 2019