Yangguang.com, Beijing, February 17th According to the Voice of China, “News Horizon” reported that at least 8 people were killed and 30 people were killed in a bomb attack on the passenger train in the Geshmore area of southern Pakistan last night. The person was injured.
The attacked train was a passenger train from the southern Pakistani city of Karachi to the northwestern city of Peshawar. The train was bombed while passing through the Gashmore area in southern Pakistan. At least 8 people, including 6 children, have been killed and 30 injured.
The local police said that the bomb was installed on the rails and was detonated by remote control devices. Nearly 100 meters of rails were blown up and four cars were derailed. Two of the cars were seriously damaged. The injured said that there were about 300 passengers in the derailed car.
After the explosion, the police quickly blocked the scene and launched an investigation. They found another bomb that was not detonated just 3 meters from the location of the explosion. The bomb disposal unit has successfully handled the bomb.
The injured person has been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, and the hospital receiving the injured has declared a state of emergency. The hospital said that at least three passengers were seriously injured.
In addition, the railway department has sent two additional trains to transport the remaining passengers to Peshawar.
After the explosion, Pakistani President Hussein and Prime Minister Sharif all strongly condemned the incident, and Sharif also ordered the best treatment for the injured.
The Railway Minister Rafik announced that the relatives of the victims will receive 500,000 rupees, or about 29,000 yuan in compensation.
This incident is the third similar attack on passenger trains in a month.
No organization has claimed responsibility for the attack. (Xinhua News Agency reporter Chen Peng)
Responsible Editor: Liu Yang