Committee formed to probe derailment of Sikh Special train

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LAHORE, Nov 05 (APP):Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has constituted an inquiry committee to know the causes and fix the responsibilities of negligence in the derailment of Sikh
Special train.

PR sources said on Saturday the investigation committee would comprise chief operating
officer (COPS) safety, chief engineer (CEN) open lines and chief mechanical engineer (CME)
carriage which will present its initial report within three days.

It is pertinent to mention here that nine coaches of Nankana Sahib bound Sikh Special train
coming from Karachi derailed between Shorkot and Pir Mahal this morning at 7:55, however
no causality or injury was reported.

The PR shifted several of the passengers to safe coaches which left for Nankana Sahib
at 9:55 am.

However, arrangements have been made to transport other passengers to their sacred
place Nankana Sahib.