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Pakistan: Passenger train smashes into derailed carriages in Sindh; Dozens dead, scores injured

A train collision involving two passenger trains in Pakistan has left at least 40 people dead and dozens injured. A train travelling in Sindh province derailed and landed on another track, officials said. A second train packed with passengers then collided with it and overturned. Several of the injured passengers are in a critical condition. […]

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Pakistan’s army orders probe into allegation of kidnapping police chief and pressuring police

Pakistan’s army chief ordered an inquiry into allegations that a provincial police chief was forcibly taken from his home by paramilitary forces and pressured into arresting the son-in-law of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The inquiry comes as provincial police chief Mushtaq Mehar and more than 50 other senior police officers in the southern province […]

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Coordinated blasts kill 4, wounds at least 12 in Pakistan

Three consecutive explosions claimed by a little-known separatist group killed four people including two soldiers in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh on Friday. At least a dozen people were also injured. Shadowy secessionist organization the Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army, which wants the province to break from the Pakistani federation, said it carried out the attacks. One […]