"May Allah Almighty raise them to a higher level in heaven and grant courage to bereaved families."

ISLAMABAD (APP) - Federal Minister for Interior, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Monday expressed deep sorrow over the loss of 27 precious lives in a bus accident at Taunsa bypass.

In a statement, the federal minister expressed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the recovery of the injured persons.

He described the incident as a “catastrophe” for people returning home for celebrating the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.

“May Allah Almighty raise them to a higher level in heaven and grant courage to the bereaved families to bear the trauma,” he added.