MULTAN: One more injured of the train incident succumbed to his injuries, the casualties rose to five where as nine injured are still under treatment, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, 45-years old Naseem Ahmed from Rahim Yar Khan was one of the injured of Multan train incident who succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday.
On September 15, at least four passengers were killed and more than 100 others were hurt Thursday when a passenger train collided with a freight train near Multan.
The pre-dawn accident happened near the town of Sher Khan in Punjab province 15 minutes after the freight train stopped after hitting a man on the track, railway official Saima Bashir said.
Bashir said the freight train had stopped so its driver could remove the body of the man who had been crushed to death while crossing the railway track, The freight train was then hit from behind by the passenger train.
“The driver of the passenger train did not see the red signal which went up after the man was crushed to death by the freight train,” she said.