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Pakistan-Iran goods train service suspended after freight train derails in Balochistan

Following the derailment of a freight train,  goods train service between Pakistan and Iran was suspended on Saturday. The freight train derailed in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province

Jun 21, 2021
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Following the derailment of a freight train,  goods train service between Pakistan and Iran was suspended on Saturday. The freight train derailed in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province.

At least six bogies of the freight train, which was on its way to the provincial capital city of Quetta from Iranian Zahedan city, derailed Saturday near Dalbandin in Chagai district of the province, sources told Xinhua, adding that no one was injured in the incident.

The sources said that the incident occurred due to overspeeding of the train on the dilapidated Pakistan-Iran railway track, adding that around 30 meters of the railway track was affected after the incident and repair work has been started, IBNS reported. (SAM)

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