Railway line blast kills 4 in Bahawalpur

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26 Sep, 2008

Four passengers were killed and 10 others injured when a passenger train derailed after explosion of a bomb planted on the railway lines.

According to General Manager Railways, Nasir Zaidi the blast derailed 2 of the bogies on the train that was travelling to Bhawalpur

Zaidi said that the injured are in critical condition and have been shifted to the Victor Hospital in Bahawalpur.

According to police sources, the explosives were planted beneath the railway lines that caused two of the bogies to derail.

Reports also suggest that some people may still be trapped inside the damaged bogies. Following the blast the train service has been suspended.