Several dead and dozens injured in Pakistan train collision

Police official says at least 10 people killed and 60 others wounded in train collision at Walhar railway station.

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens of others injured after a passenger train collided with a stationary freight train near the central Pakistani town of Rahim Yar Khan, according to local media reports.

The Akbar Express, travelling from Quetta to Lahore, crashed on Thursday morning with the other train at the Walhar railway station in the Sadiqabad area, about 35km south of Rahim Yar Khan, authorities told local media.

Police official Umar Salamat told local television news channel Geo that the collision killed people and injured more than 60 others.

Salamat said the passenger train had changed tracks onto a “loop line” where the other train was parked.



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