Explosion leaves train operations suspended

Banned organisation the Sindh Revolutionary Army has claimed responsibility for the attack


Our Correspondent May 13, 2021
PHOTO COURTESY: PAKISTAN RAILWAYS-PR OFFICIAL PAGE

KARACHI/ HYDERABAD:

An explosion on the railway track in Noshehro Feroze district on Tuesday night suspended the movement of trains for a few hours.

The explosion occurred along Bhirya road near Bachal Shah's shrine when the Greenline Express was about to pass through the track.

The police and other relevant authorities reached the site and directed the suspension of the Khyber Mail at Pididan Railway Station and Sukkur Express at Kot Lulu Railway Station.

According to the bomb disposal squad (BDS) an improvised explosive device weighing around a kilogramme packed in a plastic bag was used.

It damaged over one feet part of the track.

Banned organisation the Sindh Revolutionary Army has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 13th, 2021.

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