2 high-speed trains crashed in Pakistan, killing at least 38

Pakistan train collision
Paramilitary soldiers and rescue workers gather at the site following a collision between two trains in Ghotki, Pakistan June 7, 2021

  • Two high-speed trains collided in Pakistan, killing at least 38 people on Monday.
  • One train derailed and another one then hit it, officials said.
  • Rescuers are still looking for people and bodies.
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Two high-speed trains collided in Pakistan on Monday morning. The Associated Press reported that at least 38 people had been killed, citing local authorities.

One train derailed and another train then hit it, Usman Abdullah, the deputy commissioner of the Ghotki district said, according to the AP.

Rescuers are trying to pull people and bodies from the trains.

It is not clear what caused the derailment or the collision, the AP said.

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