September 26, 2020, 19:43

At Least Six Injured as Bomb Blast Hits Train in Southwestern Pakistan – Reports

At Least Six Injured as Bomb Blast Hits Train in Southwestern Pakistan – Reports

The blast that took place in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province on Friday targeted a passenger train, according to reports.

A Pakistan Railways spokesman said that 6 people were injured as a result of the blast, which targeted a passenger train in Baluchistan’s Bolan district; the injured were rushed to the hospital, according to local media.

According to the security forces, an explosive device detonated when the Akbar Bugti express was in a remote area.

Rescue teams and police squads are on the scene. An investigation into the incident is reportedly underway.

READ MORE: US Tells Citizens to Avoid Explosion Area in Pakistan’s City of Lahore

Akbar Bugti Express is the new name of Quetta Express, which operates between Lahore and Quetta.

Source: sputniknews.com

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