Blast On Railway Track Kills Three In Naseerabad

Blast on railway track kills three in Naseerabad

--Sh Rasheed condemns train attackDERA MURAD JAMALI (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 17th March, 2019) --Sh Rasheed condemns train attackDERA MURAD JAMALI (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point news / NNI - 17th March, 2019) Sh Rasheed condemns train attackDERA MURAD JAMALI, March 17 (NNI): At least two persons were martyred and eight others injured when terrorists exploded railway track, targeting Jaffar Express in Rabbi Area of Naseerabad district on Sunday.Eight other passengers were also injured, some of them critically, police said.The ill--Sh Rasheed condemns train attackDERA MURAD JAMALI (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 17th March, 2019) fated train was going to Quetta.

The rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the victims to the nearby hospital.The explosion damaged the railway track as well and the locomotion of other trains is also affected. The authorities have started interrogating the matter.Furthermore, it has been learnt that railway officials are working to reinstate the track as soon as possible.Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Sunday strongly denounced the train attack and termed it is a dastardly act of terrorists.

In a statement, the Minister said the state will deal with terrorists with iron hands.

He said relief and rescue operation continues at the site of the blast.He said patrolling of rail tracks will be made effective in cooperation with law enforcing agencies.Last year in October, a blast had damaged at least 10 feet of railway tracks near Machh, Balochistan.The Jaffar Express was travelling to Punjab when the driver saw an explosive device on the track and applied the brakes.

The train didn't suffer damage nor were passengers wounded as a result of quick action on the part of the driver.In a similar incident, Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) officials had in May last year found an explosive device kept in a pressure cooker near a railway track in the Dasht town of Kharan district.

They managed to defuse the bomb in time. The BDS officials reached the site soon after a blast that happened in the same area earlier that day. NNI

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