Trains collision in Pakistan kills Sixteen, 40 others injured

Earlier in September four people had lost their lives and more than 90 others were injured when an express train collided with a freight train near the city of Multan in Punjab province

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 3 Nov 2016 7:29 AM GMT

Trains collision in Pakistan kills Sixteen, 40 others injured
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Karachi: At least 16 people were killed and 40 other injured in Pakistan when two trains collided in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Thursday.

According to Police,"This was the second major collision within two months."

The officials said that rescue team was taking out people trapped in the wreckage.

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Senior police officer, Javen Akbar Riaz, on the other hand said " The injured were taken to Karachi's Jinnah Hospital."

  • The collision occurred between Zakaria Express train and Fareed Express train.

  • More than 1000 people were on the trains when the accident occurred.

Earlier in September four people had lost their lives and more than 90 others were injured when an express train collided with a freight train near the city of Multan in Punjab province.

Also Read: India asks its diplomats to send back their kids from Pakistan

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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