Train accident near Nawabshah kills woman, injures 20

NAWABSHAH: As many as 20 passengers got injured and a woman died on the spot when an accident occurred to Karakoram Express near Bandhi on Wednesday morning due to which engine and four bogies of the train overturned, Aaj News reported.

According to the details, the passenger train was moving from Faisalabad to Karachi, derailed near Nawabshah, killing a woman and leaving at least 20 passengers injured.

Soon after the incident, the rescue teams reached at the site and kicked off relief activities. Emergency has been imposed in Peoples Medical Hospital and other hospitals located in Daur and Bandhi.

Six injured passengers of the 20 are said to be in critical condition.

According to the Police, railway traffic on up and down track have suspended as a result of the accident.