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In Pakistan’s Sindh, a train derails, leaving 25 dead and over 80 injured; rescue efforts are in progress

<p>According to Geo News, multiple bogies of the Havelian-bound Hazara Express derailed in southern Pakistan on Sunday, resulting in at least 25 fatalities and more than 80 injuries.</p>
<p>In the Sindh region, between Shahzadpur and Nawabshah, the Hazara Express reportedly derailed close to Sarhari Railway Station.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-114717″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-free-trade-agreement-between-india-and-the-uk-nearing-closure-dairy-sector-data-related-issues-excluded-report-download-2023-08-06t180119.684.jpg” alt=”” width=”1212″ height=”877″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-free-trade-agreement-between-india-and-the-uk-nearing-closure-dairy-sector-data-related-issues-excluded-report-download-2023-08-06t180119.684.jpg 264w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-free-trade-agreement-between-india-and-the-uk-nearing-closure-dairy-sector-data-related-issues-excluded-report-download-2023-08-06t180119.684-150×109.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1212px) 100vw, 1212px” /></p>
<p>Several people were hurt on the train from Karachi to Rawalpindi, according to the Dawn newspaper. Police and rescue personnel have been sent to the location. There were several passengers beside the derailed bogies, some of them were laying on their sides, as shown in local TV footage and films that went viral on social media.</p>
<p>According to Mohsin Siyal, the Divisional Commercial Officer (DCO) for Pakistan Railways in Sukkur, an undetermined number of bogies have derailed.Siyal called Dawn and said, “I am on my way to the accident site.”</p>
<p>There have been reports of five bogies derailing, eight bogies derailing, and even ten bogies derailing, he claimed.</p>
<p>Pakistani media networks said that the railway compartments were severely damaged close to the station, which is about 275 kilometers from Karachi.</p>
<p>Images show police and rescue personnel attempting to extricate individuals from the wrecked compartments. The rescue effort also included civilians.</p>
<p>State-run The Pakistan Army and Rangers have reportedly begun relief and rescue operations at the scene of the disaster, according to Radio Pakistan.</p>
<p>According to the statement, the rescue effort has begun in response to specific instructions from Army Chief General Asim Munir.</p>
<p>According to a Pakistan Railways spokeswoman in Karachi, at least eight bogies derailed, and the severity of the disaster grew as a result of the slow application of brakes.</p>
<p>The source stated that Karachi-bound trains would experience delays as the damaged bogies will be hauled off the track using large machinery in a few hours.</p>
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