Sikh Victims of The Deadly Crash In Pakistan Identified; Imran Khan Offers Condolences

NANKANA SAHIB, Pakistan—19 Sikh pilgrims who lost their lives in a deadly accident yesterday after paying obeisance at Gurdwara Janam Asthan Sri Nankana Sahib have been identified.

The incident took place when a train named Shah Hussain Express, operating between Lahore and Karachi, rammed into their coaster bus at an unmanned railway crossing near Sheikhupura in Punjab.

Following the incident, Imran Kaur, the Prime Minister of Pakistan said –

“Deeply saddened at the accident this afternoon at a railway crossing near Sheikhupura which resulted in the death of at least 20 people, mainly Sikh pilgrims returning from Nankana Sahib. Have directed that proper medical care be provided to the injured.”

The victims have been identified as –

  1. Kaka Singh
  2. Jai Singh
  3. Bhupinder Singh
  4. Puran Kaur
  5. Harpreet Kaur
  6. Maninder Singh
  7. Tajinder Singh
  8. Iljeet Singh
  9. Amrik Singh
  10. Balbir Singh
  11. Manmeet Singh
  12. Jai Kaur
  13. Jasleen Kaur
  14. Ravinder Singh
  15. Satpal Kaur
  16. Jeet Kaur
  17. Mahant Kaur
  18. Mahant Kaur 2
  19. Diljit Kaur

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