Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
on Thursday ordered an inquiry into a train accident in Karachi and
sought punishment for those found responsible.

The Prime Minister directed immediate rescue and relief
activities to save lives of those stranded and critically injured
persons and called for best medical treatment for them.

He expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious
lives and prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls.

He also prayed for the swift recovery of the injured.

The passenger train Zakaria Express rammed into the stationery
Farid Express between Landhi and Jumma Goth railway stations in the
early hours of Thursday, resulting in loss of several lives.