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Train Derails in Pakistan Killing 30

At least 30 people have been killed and 100 injured when a train derailed in southern Pakistan, a police spokesman has confirmed. Several carriages of the Hazara Express overturned near Sahara Railway Station in Nawabshah, about 275km (171 miles) from the largest city Karachi. Wounded passengers were moved to nearby hospitals. Rescue teams are trying […]Continue Reading

Explosion at Political Rally Kills 35

At least 35 people have been killed in an explosion in Pakistan during a rally organised by an Islamist party. At least 200 people were also injured in the explosion in north-west Bajaur district, where Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) was holding a meeting. Police told the BBC that they have found evidence suggesting the explosion was […]Continue Reading

Pakistan Parliament Picks New PM

Pakistan’s parliament will select a new prime minister on Monday after Imran Khan was ousted in a no-confidence vote in the early hours of Sunday. Shahbaz Sharif – the leader of an opposition coalition who worked to depose Mr Khan – is widely expected to win a majority of the vote. Parliamentary voting will take […]Continue Reading