Blast in Jaffar Express at Sibi railway station


Sibi: At least 11 people were killed and 35 others were injured as a blast destroyed a bogie of the Jaffar Express at the Sibi railway station, Aaj News reported on Tuesday.

According to initial reports, soon after the blast the fire erupted inside bogie no.9 of the Jaffar Express as it arrived at the railway station.

As a result of the blast, 11 people were died at the spot however 35 others got serious injuries.

The bogie has caught fire and passengers are still trapped inside, officials said. Rescue teams have started their relief efforts and dead and injured are shifted to nearby hospital.

According to the hospital sources, 15 among the injured are said to be in critical condition.

The Railways officials say that they are probing the incident.

This is developing story – More details are awaited.

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