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22 Sikh pilgrims injured in Pakistan train accident

Nankana Sahib, Pakistan [WikiMedia/ Shagufta Karim.]

Srinagar: At least 22 people were killed and five others were injured after a passenger train crashed into a bus carrying Sikh pilgrims at an unmanned railway crossing in eastern Pakistan, reports said.

The incident took place on Friday in Sheikhupura district in Punjab province.

International media reports quoting officials said that pilgrims were from the northwestern city of Peshawar and were returning from the Sheikupura-based shrine of Nankana Sahib when the crash happened.

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