16 people were killed in the collision of two passenger trains in the city of Karachi in Pakistan. About it reports Reuters with reference to the representative of police of Karachi Javana Akbar allowed him.
In addition, at least 40 people were taken to a local hospital with various injuries, said the Agency in emergency services of the city. According to Reuters, rescue workers continue extracting victims under the wreckage of the cars.
The collision occurred at a railway station in Karachi. Because of the accident message to the city on railway tracks is impossible, says the Agency.
According to Dawn, at least 17 people were killed during the accident. The railroad was mistakenly given permission to travel to the train that crashed into standing at the bus stop the second train, the portal writes.