Pakistan News

Pakistan Quake Kills at Least 20, Injures Hundreds

QUETTA, Pakistan — An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 hit southern Pakistan in the early hours of Thursday, killing 20 people, most of them women and children, and injuring about 300, at a time when many victims were asleep, authorities said. …

Official: Death Toll Rises to 65 in Pakistan Train Collision

GHOTKI, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll from a horrific collision of two trains in southern Pakistan rose to 65 on Tuesday after rescuers pulled 15 more bodies from crumpled cars a day after the crash, government officials said. The …

Train Barrels Into Another in Pakistan, Killing at Least 45

GHOTKI, Pakistan (AP) — An express train barreled into another that had derailed in Pakistan before dawn Monday, killing at least 45 people, authorities said. More than 100 were injured, and rescuers and villagers worked throughout the day to search …

Double Factory Blazes in Pakistan Kill 45

Factory fires in two of Pakistan’s major cities killed 45 people and injured dozens more on Tuesday, including some who had to break through barred windows and leap to the ground to escape the flames, said officials and survivors. Workers …

Traffic Accident Kills 21 People in Pakistan

A government health official says 21 people have been killed in a collision between a bus and a passenger van in southern Pakistan. Sagheer Ahmed says the vehicles were traveling to the city of Karachi from Thatta, 80 miles (130 …