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Passenger train attacked by gunmen then derailed by explosion in Pakistan

A bomb explosion on a railroad track derailed a passenger train Monday shortly after it was attacked by gunmen in southwestern Pakistan, police said. There were no immediate reports of injury. The blast blew up a portion of the track, sending the train’s engine and two cars off the rails as it approached a railway station in the village of Hasipur, said Gul Khan Sasoli, a senior police official. Only 50 passengers were on the train, which can carry 550 people, when it derailed 15 minutes after gunmen attacked it with assault rifles in the mountainous region, Sasoli said. Full Story

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