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Passenger train derails near Attock

ATTOCK: An engine of the Peshawar-bound Khushal Khan Khattak Express reportedly derailed near Attock City Railway Station.

More than 300 passengers were present on the train at the time that the accident happened.

Rescue teams have reached the site and rescue work is currently underway. Before the arrival of the teams, the passengers had engaged in self-help activities, according to reports.

On April 17, seven-passenger coaches of the Quetta-bound Jaffar Express derailed near Aimanabad in Gujranwala, leaving as many as 25 people injured.  Repair work was on-going on the track when this accident occurred.

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