Many killed as train hits bus in Pakistan

At least 40 people have been killed in Pakistan when a train slammed into a bus packed with students and teachers at an unmanned railway crossing.

More than 40 died in crash 150km south of the capital Islamabad
More than 40 died in crash 150km south of the capital Islamabad

A police official said women and children were among the dead but he could not give exact figures.

 

The accident happened on Saturday near Malak Wal town, 150km south of the capital, Islamabad.

   

“Around 40 to 45 people have been killed,” police official Muhammad Ashraf said.

   

The cause of the accident could not be immediately determined but Ashraf said the railway crossing where the accident happened had been unmanned.

Source: Reuters

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