Saad announces Rs 1.5 mln as compensation to each family of deceased

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Saad announces Rs 1.5 mln as compensation to each family of deceased

ISLAMABAD, Nov 3 (APP): Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Thursday announced Rs 1.5 million as compensation for each family of deceased and Rs 350,000 to each injured in the train accident in Karachi.

In a statement issued here, the minister said the responsible of the train accident will bring to justice.

Saad Rafique said all the responsible of the train accident had suspended and were facing legal action.

The minister said the driver of Zakaria Express hit the stationary Farid Express and both its driver and assistant were missing.

Saad Rafique said initial investigation will be conducted with 72 hours and detailed investigations will be completed with eight days.

He expressed his heartfelt grief over the tragic incident.