Currently, the Pakistan Railways is getting a bad name after this incident. On social media, users are mocking Pakistani Railways.

The driver of a passenger train in Pakistan is under discussion for a strange reason. The driver was actually driving the train, but at that moment he wanted to eat yogurt. Then the bus stopped, the driver stopped in the train and sent his assistant to buy yogurt.

Video goes viral

A video is going viral on social media which is said to be related to this incident. The train driver and his assistant have been suspended from service after the video surfaced.

Action taken by Railway Minister

According to Dawn, Railway Minister Azam Khan Swati on Tuesday fired train driver Rana Mohammad Shehzad and his assistant Iftikhar Hussain. The action came after the video went viral on social media. The video shows a driver stopping a train near a railway station in Lahore to buy yogurt.

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“I will not tolerate such incidents in the future and will not allow anyone to use national assets for personal use,” the Railway Minister said in a statement. On social media, users are mocking Pakistani Railways.

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It may be recalled that earlier in December, the railways had banned locomotive drivers and assistant drivers from using mobile phones while traveling. They were also banned from taking selfies in all vehicles (passengers and luggage) and recording video and audio messages on their phones. The concerned department heads have been directed to keep an eye on the train crew members (especially the drivers and their assistants) and take immediate action if anyone violates the order.

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