Rail traffic on blast-hit track in Rahim Yar Khan restored


SADIQABAD: The railway traffic was restored on both up and down tracks on Sunday more than nine hours after a blast derailed locomotive of a passenger express train near Sadiqabad town of Punjab.


Trains from Lahore to Karachi and Karachi to Lahore started operating on the track that was repaired by railway authorities following the late night blast.

The railway track blast took place near Sadiqabad town causing derailment of engine of Shalimar Express passenger train.

Police said the blast slightly damaged the engine, with no casualties reported.