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Sahiwal: Trawler Carrying LPG Overturns at Railway Track

Sahiwal (July 26, 2017): Motorway Police quickly sealed the area after a trawler loaded with highly inflammable LPG gas overturned on a railway track along G T Road here.

The Deputy Commissioner of the area, personnel of Motorway Police and local residents arrived at the scene of accident quickly after the incident.

The authorities sealed the scene of accident and the flow of trains was also suspended quickly after the accident as a precautionary measure.

The police immediately cordoned off the area in the presence of bomb disposal squad and rescue teams.

A heavy crane was called to the site of the incident to remove the tanker from the railway track.
Trains delayed

Traffic on the down lane to Karachi was suspended with immediate effect as a result of the accident, railway officials said.

Khyber Mail en route Karachi was stopped at Sahiwal Railway Station.

It may be mentioned here that accidents related to overturning of oil tankers have become almost a daily routine.

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