China, Turkey, Japan extend condolences over loss of lives in train collision

ISLAMABAD – China and Turkey extended condolences to Pakistan over the loss of lives in the train collision on Monday.

Chinese envoy to Pakistan Nong Rong said in a tweet, “we were deeply saddened to learn of the accident in Ghotki. I want to extend my sincere condolences to the families of the victims and my good wishes for a full and speedy recovery to the wounded”,

On the other hand Turkey also expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in Ghotki train collision.

“We are deeply saddened to receive the news that as a result of a train crash in Ghotki district of Sindh province in Pakistan today more than 30 people have lost their lives and many others were injured,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Turkish foreign ministry further said that “We wish Allah’s mercy upon those who have lost their lives in this tragic accident, speedy recovery to those who were injured, and convey our condolences to the friendly Government and the brotherly people of Pakistan.”

Japanese ambassador to Pakistan Matsuda Kuninori also expressed grief and sorrow over the Ghotki train accident that claimed more than 30 precious lives and left over 50 injured.

In his condolence message, the ambassador conveyed his heartfelt grief and sympathies to the bereaved families and wished a speedy recovery to the injured, said a news release.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the government, the people of Pakistan, and the families of those who have lost their dear ones in the tragic train accident.

Please accept our deepest condolences, and we wish for a quick recovery of the injured,” the ambassador said.

The envoy prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and wished for the bereaving families to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude and equanimity.