Pakistan train crash kills at least 33

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Train crash in southern Pakistan kills dozens — the latest accident to highlight the dangerous state of the country's railway system.
A Pakistani train crashed into derailed carriages from another train on Monday, killing at least 33 people, government officials said, in the latest accident to highlight the perilous state of a more-than-150 year old railway system.

The death toll was likely to rise as rescuers struggled to reach people trapped in several mangled compartments strewn across the tracks in the southern province of Sindh.

A Pakistan Railways spokesman said at least 33 bodies had been taken to hospitals, among them two railway officials. More than 100 people were injured, he told Reuters.

A rescue was underway on Monday after a train crashed into the derailed cars of a second train in Pakistan. AFP - Getty Images

An injured passenger from the first train told of the double disaster.

"We felt as if we had been…
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