One killed in Pakistan train bombing

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Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) At least one passenger was killed and several injured as a bomb hit a passenger train in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Tuesday.

The Quetta-bound Jaffar Express was attacked by unidentified men following a bomb blast, Dawn online quoted a Levies forces source as saying.

Three bogies of the train derailed due to the attack. The victims were shifted to a hospital in Quetta, the source said.

Rescue and security teams reached the site and train services were temporarily suspended from Balochistan.

Law enforcement personnel launched a search operation in the area.

Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri condemned the blast and directed the concerned officials to take tough action against those involved in the attack.

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