3 killed, 20 injured as Karachi-bound train derails in Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 17:40

Karachi: Three persons were today killed and 20 others injured when an engine and three bogies of a Karachi-bound train derailed in Pakistan`s Sindh province.

Karakoram Express - travelling from Lahore to Karachi - derailed near Bandhi station, some 30 kilometres from Nawabshah.

Railway officials said the incident took place due to technical fault at a railways crossing point.
Three persons were killed in the accident while 20 others suffered injuries.
The government has announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the heirs of each deceased and Rs 1 lakh each for the injured passengers. 

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 17:40

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