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January 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
Soldiers with acetylene torches cut into crushed railroad cars Thursday searching for victims of Pakistan's worst train wreck, which officials said killed at least 210 people and injured 700. Television showed rows of bodies wrapped in blankets near the wreckage of an overcrowded 16-car passenger train that was switched onto the wrong track early Thursday and struck a freight standing in a village station. The locomotive was overturned and several cars were crushed or ripped open.
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March 3, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
At least 14 people were killed and about 100 injured in a train crash near the town of Khanewal in Pakistan's central province of Punjab. Officials said six cars of a Karachi-bound passenger train derailed after it failed to stop at a junction and was diverted onto a dead-end track to avoid a collision.
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March 3, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
At least 14 people were killed and about 100 injured in a train crash near the town of Khanewal in Pakistan's central province of Punjab. Officials said six cars of a Karachi-bound passenger train derailed after it failed to stop at a junction and was diverted onto a dead-end track to avoid a collision.
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November 2, 1992 | Reuters
At least 14 people were killed and 44 injured, 13 seriously, when a passenger train rammed into the back of a freight train in southern Pakistan Sunday, an army spokesman said. He said 1,000 troops had been sent to the crash site in Reti, 290 miles northeast of Karachi, to help cut passengers from the wreckage of the Chenab Express from Karachi to Peshawar. Ambulance officials said the toll could rise. "There are numerous bodies inside the twisted wreckage," the spokesman said.
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October 22, 1987 | United Press International
At least 28 people were killed and 60 others injured Wednesday when the bus in which they were riding collided with a train at an unguarded railway crossing in southern Pakistan, police said. The accident occurred near the provincial city of Moro, about 200 miles north of Karachi. The cause of the accident was not immediately known, police said.
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June 8, 1991 | Associated Press
A crowded passenger train slammed into a freight train early today, killing at least 100 people and injuring scores more, railway officials said. The Karachi-Lahore-Islamabad express crashed into the freight train parked at the station in Ghotki, 400 miles north of Karachi.
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November 2, 1992 | Reuters
At least 14 people were killed and 44 injured, 13 seriously, when a passenger train rammed into the back of a freight train in southern Pakistan Sunday, an army spokesman said. He said 1,000 troops had been sent to the crash site in Reti, 290 miles northeast of Karachi, to help cut passengers from the wreckage of the Chenab Express from Karachi to Peshawar. Ambulance officials said the toll could rise. "There are numerous bodies inside the twisted wreckage," the spokesman said.
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January 4, 1990 | Reuters
More than 150 people were feared killed in southern Pakistan early today when a passenger train rammed into a freight train in what railroad police said could be the worst-ever such accident in the country. "My calculations are that more than 150 were killed," the head of the Edhi Trust Ambulance Service said by telephone from the disaster site.
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June 8, 1991 | Associated Press
A crowded passenger train slammed into a freight train early today, killing at least 100 people and injuring scores more, railway officials said. The Karachi-Lahore-Islamabad express crashed into the freight train parked at the station in Ghotki, 400 miles north of Karachi.
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January 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
Soldiers with acetylene torches cut into crushed railroad cars Thursday searching for victims of Pakistan's worst train wreck, which officials said killed at least 210 people and injured 700. Television showed rows of bodies wrapped in blankets near the wreckage of an overcrowded 16-car passenger train that was switched onto the wrong track early Thursday and struck a freight standing in a village station. The locomotive was overturned and several cars were crushed or ripped open.
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January 4, 1990 | Reuters
More than 150 people were feared killed in southern Pakistan early today when a passenger train rammed into a freight train in what railroad police said could be the worst-ever such accident in the country. "My calculations are that more than 150 were killed," the head of the Edhi Trust Ambulance Service said by telephone from the disaster site.
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October 22, 1987 | United Press International
At least 28 people were killed and 60 others injured Wednesday when the bus in which they were riding collided with a train at an unguarded railway crossing in southern Pakistan, police said. The accident occurred near the provincial city of Moro, about 200 miles north of Karachi. The cause of the accident was not immediately known, police said.
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