Four dead, 100 injured in Pakistan train crash


AT least four people were killed and more than 100 injured when two trains collided in central Pakistan on Thursday (September 15), officials said. The accident occurred when the Karachi-bound “Awam Express” passenger train struck a goods train that had stopped after running over a man near the city of Multan. Rescue workers used metal-cutting equipment to try to reach injured passengers still trapped in the mangled wreckage, according to an AFP reporter at the scene. Mohammad Javed, 35, a shopkeeper who lives near the site of the crash said he had been woken up by “a huge blast”. “I…

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