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Elderly man crushed to death by train

By APP
April 15, 2024
A representational image of a passenger train on track in Pakistan. — Radio Pakistan/File
A representational image of a passenger train on track in Pakistan. — Radio Pakistan/File 

Rawalpindi: An elderly citizen died after being hit by a train in the Saddar area on Sunday. The man was crossing the track when the train hit him.

According to eyewitnesses, a man identified as 77-year-old Muhammad Yaqub attempted to

cross the railway track despite an oncoming train. Spokesman 1122, Muhammad Usman informed that the rescue teams were immediately rushed to the spot.

The victim died on the spot. His dead body was shifted to the hospital, he added. According to the eyewitnesses, the elderly man was crossing the railway track in front of the moving train.