3 killed in train collision near Badami Bagh


At least three people were killed and several injured when two trains collided near Badami Bagh here on Tuesday, police said.
According to the details, Babu train coming from Narowal halted as a child crossing over railway lines near Sabzi Mandi was crushed to death. While the train had halted to deal with the eventuality, Karachi-bound Khyber Mail coming from Peshawar rear-ended it.
The rear bogies of Babu train were smashed and turned upside down. Two people died on the spot, while several others were injured.
The injured have reportedly been shifted to a nearby hospital.
A report said the signal for the Khyber Mail was green when it rammed into the stationary Babu train. The driver or fireman of the Khyber Mail was killed on the spot.