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PM condoles death of 19 Sikh pilgrims in Peshawar

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New Delhi, July 3 (HS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the death of 19 Sikh pilgrims who were killed in an accident in Pakistan. They were going from Lahore to Peshawar when a train hit their bus near Lahore in Pakistan’s Sheikhupura district.

In a tweet, PM Modi said, “Pained by the tragic demise of Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan. My thoughts are with their families and friends in this hour of grief.”

The Prime Minister also prayed for early recovery of those injured in the accident. The Sikh devotees were travelling from a Gurdwara in Lahore to Peshawar in the bus when it was hit by the train en route to Lahore from Karachi.