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3 students dead as a college van collides with a train at a railway crossing in Sheikhupura

Train en route Lahore collided with college van as there is no railway crossing near Bahrianwala, say railway officials

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3 students were dead and 9 others were injured as a college van collided with a train at a railway crossing in Sheikhupura on Tuesday.

As being reported, a train coming from Shorkot collided with a van carrying college students at Bahrianwal Phatak area of Sheikhupura.

The college van was transporting the female students from Chak 4 Rasala to Sheikhupura and all the students are residents of the same village.

Reportedly, one female student died on the spot while many others got critically injured during the accident.

Another student succumbed to her injuries in the hospital.

Officials from the district administration, rescue engineer Rana Muhammad Ijaz, DSP Javed, and SHO Bhakhi Saleem Akhtar Niazi reached the accident spot where the family members and relatives of the family were also present.

According to the Railway officials, the train service has been restored on this route after a gap of two years and that there was no railway crossing at the crash site.

The van driver managed to flee the scene after the accident.

The Railways SSP stated that the accident took place because of the negligence of the driver.

A case has been registered against the van driver.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.