MAILSI/PAKPATTAN/BUREWALA - Ten victims of the collision between Fareed Express and Zakriya Express trains were laid to rest after funeral at their native villages here on Friday.

In Mailsi, the dead bodies of five persons who had died in collision between Fareed and Zakriya express trains in Karachi were brought to Mailsi where they were laid to rest.

According to the family sources, Mazhar Hussain worked in Karachi and had come to Mailsi for spending vacations along with his family. He was returning to Karachi with his wife Kausar Parveen and twin daughters - five-year-old Sakina Bibi, and Zahra on Fareed Express. All the four family members died in the gruesome collision between the trains while the fifth one Muhammad Iqbal, residence of Muradpur also died in the accident. The dead bodies were brought back to Mailsi where their funeral was offered in Riazabad. Hundreds of people attended the funeral for the deceased and later they were laid to rest in the ancestral graveyards.

In Pakpattan, three victims of Karachi trains collision were laid to rest here on Friday amid tears and cries. Large number of people attended funeral for the deceased.

According to the family, bodies of three persons including Mudassar, Mubeen and Rasheeda Bibi who died in Karachi trains accident, were brought back to their ancestral village in Pakpattan.

In Burewala, two victims of Fareed Express and Zakriya Express collision were laid to rest in their native Chak 315/EB here on Friday.

Faryad Ahmad, 26, and his aunt Shamim Bibi were living in Karachi for the last 12 years. Few days back, Shamim’s brother Muhammad Saleem had died and they had come to Burewala for his funeral. They were returning to Karachi through Fareed Express when met the accident. Faryad Ali had married two years ago and left a widow while his aunt Shamim Bibi was mother of four minor children.