Several dead as two trains collide in southern Pakistan

It was not immediately clear what caused the derailment and the subsequent collision [File: Asim Hafeez/Bloomberg]

Sorrow fills the air in southern Pakistan as two express trains collided killing at least 30, Pakistani authorities say.

Around 20 passengers are still trapped in the wreckage of the Millat Express train, meanwhile, the authorities are trying to arrange heavy machinery for the rescue, said Umar Tufail, a police chief in Ghotki district in Sindh province, where the collision occurred on Monday (07).

Villagers and rescuers working together to pull injured and more bodies out from the wreckage.

The Millat Express derailed and the Sir Syed Express train hit it soon afterward, said Usman Abdullah, a deputy commissioner in Ghotki.

Source: Al Jazeera