2 killed and 25 injured when train derailed on way to southern Pakistani city Karachi
ISLAMABAD – At least two passengers, including a woman, were killed and 25 injured when a train derailed in southern Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.
The incident took place near Nawabshah district 300 kilometers from southern port city Karachi.
Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafiq told reporters that four carriages of the train going from northeastern Lahore city to Karachi derailed while changing tracks.
Ubaid Ahmad, a passenger on the train told Anadolu Agency that rescue workers had to cut the seats to rescue the injured.
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