Before dawn on Monday, a train arriving from Karachi derailed near the town of Dahaki in northern Sindh and was knocked down by another oncoming train.
At least 30 people were killed and dozens were injured in the collision of two passenger trains in southern Pakistan on the morning of Monday, June 7. Some of them were still trapped in metal.
A spokesperson for Chemins de Sindh reported that the assistant who called on the spot was trying to rescue the still unknown passengers from the wreckage of Millat Express, which crashed near the town of Daharki in northern Sindh. Pakistan Railway (Pakistan Railway)). The accident occurred in a section of the railway crossing fertile farmland in a remote area of the province.
He explained that the train arriving from Karachi derailed near Dahaki before dawn and was hit by another train arriving from Rawalpindi. The real-time screen of the mobile phone showed a pile of metal fragments and several overturned green Pakistani railway vehicles. They also showed that a medical team injected an intravenous fluid into a man whose only torso emerged from the chaos.
Pakistani railway officials said at least 22 people were killed and 50 injured, but Umar Tufail, a local Dahaki police officer, reported that at least 30 people were killed. “website [de l’accident] It doesn’t matter, it’s difficult for us to organize emergency services.”, The person in charge of the railway added that in particular, appropriate equipment should be brought to the scene to remove at least six cars damaged in the accident.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said to himself “Shock” And promised to conduct a full investigation. “I ordered a full investigation of railway safety violations”, Assured his official Twitter account on Monday.