20 Killed, 50 Injured In Pakistan Train Collision

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| November 3 , 2016 , 11:01 IST
  [caption id="attachment_234180" align="aligncenter" width="700"]17 Killed, 40 Injured In Pakistan Train Collision 17 Killed, 40 Injured In Pakistan Train Collision[/caption] At least 17 people were killed and over 40 injured on Thursday when two passenger trains collided near the Pakistani city of Karachi, police said. The collision occurred as the Zakaria Express struck Fareed Express, which was stationary, from behind between Juma Goth and Landhi Railway Station, Divisional Superintendent (DS) Railway Nasir Nazeer told DawnNews. ALSO READ: Passenger Train Rams Into Goods Train At Kathajodi Railway Station, Two Dead, 22 Injured Nazeer said no reason can be stated as yet for the collision. Administration officials at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) said 17 bodies were brought to the hospital's mortuary. ALSO READ: Commuter Train Crashes Into New Jersey Station, Dozens Reported Hurt At least two carriages from the trains overturned due to the collision. TV footage showed the trains had suffered heavy damage, DawnNews reported. Rescue services have arrived at the site, and trapped passengers were being pulled out after cutting through the mangled wreckage. The train operation has come to a complete halt after the accident.