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India-Pakistan
30 children found chained from train in Lahore
2009-06-20
[Geo News] At least thirty children were found chained from a train, bound to Karachi from Lahore, here on Friday, Geo news reported. According to sources, the offense came to be known when a child, in a bid to flee, jumped from the train near Samasatta area who was later identified as Noshad aged 9 a resident of Lodhran. Noshad revealed that children aged under 10 were held captive in a compartment while children aged over 20 were separately detained in another compartment of train. He told that their parents sent them to fetch brick mold when three persons made them unconscious meanwhile, sources said they were being kidnapped for beggary. General Manager Railways said police have commenced checking at different railway stations while this attempt of children's abduction seems to be an inside job of railway employees.
Posted by:Fred

#3  "Snakes on a train"
Posted by: Frank G   2009-06-20 10:24  

#2  Sounds like a babblefish translation. I would suspect the original was something simular to 'chained up ON a train'.
Posted by: CrazyFool   2009-06-20 10:18  

#1  "chained from train"? What the hell is that supposed to mean?
Posted by: Parabellum   2009-06-20 08:40  

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