QUETTA: Five bogies of Pak-Iran goods train derailed near Chot Koi area of district Chagai on Monday.
According to railway sources, the train loaded with rice was going to Zahidan from Quetta. Pakistan Railways sources said the incident took place due to poor condition of the railway track which resulted in the suspension of Pak-Iran goods train service. Repair work started after the incident and it would be done as soon as possible, sources said.
The poor condition of the Quetta-Taftan railway section caused many such incidents in the past.