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Many killed as two trains collide in southern Pakistan

Many killed as two trains collide in southern Pakistan

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At least 33 passengers killed and more than 120 injured after Millat Express derailed and Sir Syed Express hit it soon afterwards in Sindh province. At least 33 people have been killed and more than 120 injured after a train collision near the southern Pakistani town of Dharki, officials say, with rescue work still under way to find survivors trapped in the debris. The collision took place early on Monday morning near the town of Dharki, about 440km (273 miles) north of Pakistan’s largest city of Karachi, officials say. “The number of dead bodies has increased to 33, while the number of injured is near 120,” senior health official Dr Manzoor Jakhrani told Al Jazeera by telephone from one of the main government hospitals were the injured were being treated. Rescue work ...