Three bogies of Bolan Express derail near Dadu canal; 9 injured

16 Jun, 2015 11:20 am

SUKKUR (92 News) – As many as nine people including women were injured when three bogies of the Bolan Express derailed when it was on its way from Karachi to Quetta on Tuesday.

As per reports, the accident happened due to crack in Dadu Canal bank. The crack weakened the rail track making a hole beneath it. Police officials reached the site along with rescue teams an hour after the accident. The train was carrying a minimum of 520 passengers.

The injured people were shifted to hospitals in Habibkot and Lakhi Ghulam Shah after initial treatment. In the absence of any alternative arrangement, the healthy passengers started making way to their destinations on their own.


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