Pakistan

KHANEWAL – Engine of a Karachi-bound passenger train derailed while it was approaching Khanewal Junction here late Thursday night. Fortunately. the passengers remain unhurt.

Railways officials said that no casualty was reported from the site as the train was approaching station steadily at reduced speed. The train has been put to track after necessary repair work.

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Railways officials said that Karachi Express was going to Karachi from Lahore when its engine derailed near Khanewal Overhead Bridge. Chief Operating Superintendent Mehmood Ul Hassan and his staff were also aboard the train.

The incident comes a day after two passenger trains rammed into each other in Karachi near Landhi Railway Station killing 22 people.

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