A passenger bus carrying Sikh pilgrims collided with a passenger train on Friday, killing at least 19 Sikh pilgrims and injuring 8.
Geo News quoted District Police Officer Sheikhupura Ghazi Salahuddin saying that pilgrims lost their lives as the Lahore-bound Shah Hussain Express train from Karachi met with an accident near Farooqabad railway station.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief on the tragic incident.
“Pained by the tragic demise of Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan. My thoughts are with their families and friends in this hour of grief. I pray that those pilgrims injured recover at the earliest, he tweeted.