Death toll from Pakistan express trains collision now 63

Tuesday June 08 2021

Railway workers remove wreckage to clear the track at the site of a train collision in the Ghotki district, southern Pakistan. PHOTO | AFP


A Pakistan official said Tuesday that at least 63 people had died in a double train accident in a remote part of southern Sindh province a day earlier.Sindh deputy commissioner Usman Abdullah issued two lists of the dead that included 12 unidentified people from the accident, which saw a north-bound passenger train derail early Monday before being struck minutes later by an express coming from the opposite direction.

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