MULTAN, Pakistan — Two train trains collided in southern Pakistan early Monday, killing a minimum of 25 passengers, authorities talked about, as rescuers and villagers worked to drag injured folks and additional bodies from the wreckage.
Between 15 to 20 passengers are accrued trapped in the wreckage of the Millat Train train and authorities were trying to declare up heavy machinery to rescue those folks that are crying for relief, talked about Umar Tufail, a police chief in Ghotki district in Sindh province, the assign the collision happened earlier than morning time.
The Millat Train derailed and the Sir Syed Train train hit it rapidly afterward, talked about Usman Abdullah, a district police officer. It wasn’t instantly definite what caused the derailment and the following collision.
TV photos showed ambulances transporting injured passengers to hospitals. According to Pakistani TV stations, heavy machinery had now not reached the scene about four hours after the crash. Officers at Pakistan railways talked about they would possibly simply now not comment instantly because they were trying to take care of an emergency.
A couple of of the injured passengers were listed in severe situation.
Malik Aslam, a local villager, told Pakistan’s Geo News TV that about 100 folks were injured and he counted a minimum of 30 bodies of passengers during the rescue and restoration work.
Train accidents are standard in Pakistan, the assign successive governments delight in paid diminutive consideration to improving the poorly maintained signal system and aging tracks.