Nine passengers died after Jaffar Express got derailed at Aab- gam, Quetta, Waqt News reported. “Eight bogies were derailed,” media sources stated.
The train was going from Quetta to Rawalpindi. As stated by the media reports nearly 100 passengers have got injured in the mishap.
The Inter Services for Public Relations (ISPR) has stated that military forces are taking part in the rescue operation. “Injured have been transferred to the Quetta government hospital and Bolan Medical Complex,” the rescue authorities told the media.
“Frontier Core (FC) quick response force has additionally reached in the train mishap site,” sources revealed. FC head Brigadier Tahir has stated that our relief work has been completed by us because of rapid rescue operation of FC personals. “We have finished our aid work,” he added.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken the notice of the injury. “He’s asked to take every possible measures to assist the affected.” government sources told media. “He has additionally guided to investigate the actual reasons of injury,” sources included