JAFFARABAD: Three coaches of Akbar Bugti Express were derailed and roof of compressor room was blown in an explosion in Dera Allah Yar Saturday. Luckily there was injury or casualty.
According to details an explosion took place align the railway line when Akbar Bugti Express was heading to Quetta from Lahore today. Due to explosion three coaches of the train were derailed while roof of the Compressor room was also blown. Luckily there was no casualty.
ON information Police and Security forces rushed the site and passengers were shifted to National Highway and rescue and relief activities were started.
Police officials said explosion on the railway line occurred when Bugti Express was passing from there. A four feet crater was created at the explosion site.
Police dispatched all the passengers of the train by road in vans and other vehicles.
Railway staff reached the site and started work to repair the damaged track and putting coaches back on the line. After explosion on the railway line and damage to the track trains were stopped at different stations. These included Bolan Mial form Karachi, Jafar Express and Bugti Express resumed their journey to Quetta while Bolan Mail, Jafar Express and Bugti Express left for their onward journey.
Security at Dera Allah Yar, Dera Murad Jamali, Damboli, Bakhtiarabad, Sibi, Abi Gum, Mach, Kolpur and Quetta railway stations has been made further strict.