3 Killed in Blast in Pakistan Train

3 Killed in Blast in Pakistan Train

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A bomb blast ripped through a coach of a train in Pakistan’s Punjab province, killing three persons and injuring 15 more, officials said.

The explosion occurred in a crowded compartment of the Shalimar Express near Toba Tek Singh city this afternoon. The explosive device was planted in a toilet in an economy coach, PTI reported.

Three persons were killed and 15 injured in the explosion.

The train, going from Lahore to Karachi, was crossing Chatiana railway station when the explosion occurred, witnesses and officials said.

The train was stopped and rescue teams took the dead and injured to hospitals in Faisalabad and Toba Tek Singh.

Police and Pakistan Railways personnel arrived at the scene to inspect the area and investigate the attack.

No group claimed responsibility for the blast.


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