Pakistan express trains collision kills at least 34 | The Guardian Nigeria News

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Security personnel and onlookers stand at the site of a train accident in Daharki area of the northern Sindh province on June 7, 2021, as at least 34 people were killed and dozens injured when a packed Pakistani inter-city train ploughed into another express that had derailed earlier, officials said. (Photo by Shahid ALI / AFP)

At least 34 people were killed and dozens injured Monday when a packed Pakistani inter-city train ploughed into another express that had derailed earlier, officials said.

An unknown number of people were still trapped in the mangled wreckage of carriages near Daharki in a remote part of Sindh province, a railway spokesman said, adding rescuers had called urgently for specialist equipment to help cut them out.

“The site is far and that’s why we are facing some trouble in the rescue work,” he said, adding at least six wagons were destroyed in the accident.

Senior Daharki police officer Umar Tufail said 34 people were killed and dozens injured.

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