A train conductor in Pakistan stopped a train to buy yogurt. Video of the incident went viral, leaving most people speechless, and he was therefore suspended.
The train is en route from Lahore to Karachi. The driver stopped the train at Kahna station, the locomotive driver can be seen carrying a plastic bag after buying yogurt and walking casually towards the engine.
The incident raised concerns about the safety and regulation of the railways, which have come under heavy criticism in recent years due to several accidents and mismanagement.
Syed Ijaz-ul-Hassan Shah, spokesperson for the Ministry of Railways, said AFP that “When you stop a train in the middle [of the tracks] it becomes a security issue. Safety is our priority. We cannot tolerate anything that compromises safety ”,