At least 51 killed as two express trains crashed in Pakistan

by SpeedLux
Two train crashed in Pakistan

An express train rammed into derailed coaches of another train in Pakistan‘s southern Sindh province on Monday.

It killed at least 51 people. Efforts were launched to search the crumpled cars for survivors and the dead. Over 100 people were injured. 

Heavy machinery arrived to cut open some vehicles, and after over 15 hours of the crash, there were rescuers who were carefully removing wreckage as they looked for anyone who might remain trapped.

The military deployed troops, engineers and helicopters to help rescue the victims.

The Millat Express train derailed at about 3:30 a.m., and the Sir Syed Express train hit it after some minutes.

It was unclear that what caused the derailment.

The driver of the second train said he braked when he observed the disabled train but he didn’t have enough time to avoid the crash.

About 1,100 passengers were aboard the two trains according to rail officials.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan lamented over the incident, on wrote on Twitter that he asked the railway minister to supervise the rescue work and ordered an investigation into the crash.

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