SGPC expresses deep grief over death of 19 Pakistani Sikh pilgrims in train-bus accident

CHANDIGARH, Punjab—The apex Sikh body Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has expressed deep grief over the untimed death of Sikh pilgrims in train-bus accident near Sheikhupura in Pakistan.

In a press note shared with Sikh24, SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal has said that it was unfortunate that this accident occurred at an unmanned railway crossing. “This accident occurred due to negligence and the guilty ones should be punished,” he added.

He has extended condolences to the families of deceased pilgrims while praying for the speedy recovery of injured pilgrims.

BREAKING: 19 Sikh pilgrims, along with a Muslim driver, die in train-bus accident near Sheikhupura

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