Train-Bus Accident: Mortal remains of deceased Sikh pilgrims cremated

LAHORE, Punjab—The dead bodies of 20 Pakistani Sikhs, who died in a deadly accident between train and coaster bus on July 3, were cremated in the crematoriums situated in Attock (near Peshawar) and Nankana Sahib on July 4. It is learned that the dead bodies Peshawar based deceased Sikhs were conveyed to Peshawar in a C-130 plane by the Pakistani army.

The toll in this deadly accident rose to 23 after an eleven-year-old Sikh girl succumbed to injuries on July 4.  

The dead body of Nankana Sahib based Harjasleen Kaur, daughter of Kalyan Singh, was cremated in the crematorium of Nankana Sahib amid the presence of the former PSGPC president Bishan Singh, general secretary Ameer Singh, MPA Mohinder Pal Singh and hundreds of other locals.

It may be recalled here that 19 Sikhs namely Kaka Singh, Jai Singh, Bhupinder Singh, Puran Kaur, Harpreet Kaur, Maninder Singh, Tajinder Singh, Iljeet Singh, Amrik Singh, Balbir Singh, Manmeet Singh, Jai Kaur, Jasleen Kaur, Ravinder Singh, Satpal Kaur, Jeet Kaur, Mahant Kaur, Mahant Kaur 2 and Diljit Kaur had lost lives in a deadly accident near Sheikhupura when they were going to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Sacha Sauda Sahib.

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