30 killed, several injured as two passenger trains collide in southern Pakistan

Islamabad, Jun 7 (UNI) At least 30 people were killed and several others injured after two passengers trains collided in the Ghotki district of Pakistan’s Sindh province on Monday, local media reported.

Sir Syed Express train, headed from Lahore to Karachi, collided with Millat Express which was derailed on the way to Sargodha from Karachi. Due to this, the bogies of the Millat Express train overturned.

Ghotki Deputy Commissioner Usman Abdullah said at least 30 people were killed and several others injured. He added that several people were still trapped in the bogies of the trains.

The police and rescue teams has reached the spot to carry out rescue and relief operation.

The cause of the accident was not immediately known.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *