At Sibi city of Baluchistan province of Pakistan Railways train station blast that killed at least 12 people. Railway control sources told on Tuesday morning Quetta Jaffer Express was left for Rawalpindi. Sources say an hour and ten minutes on the midday train about 150 kilometers away from Quetta on Sibi arrive at the train station during the time it was blasted.
Police officials say three train bogies were damaged in the blast Jaffar Express. Pakistan’s state media quoted Prime Minister; Khawaja Saad Rafiq said 12 people were killed in the crash that injured 35. The minister said 80 passengers in the car at the time of the explosion and the crash is under investigation. He also said Jaffar Express cars fire was quelled.
Earlier, Deputy Commissioner Sibi Sohail Rahman Mohammad Kazim told that 40 injured and one dead body was transported to the hospital and the death toll is expected to rise. Balochistan separatist trains targeted in the past, but no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
According to local media, the railway minister said Saturday that the operation, security agencies in Balochistan operation may react. Monday Kalat district of Balochistan Frontier Corps Baloch militants during a search operation from organizations claimed to have killed three militants.
Jaffer Express has also been targeted in the past. In November last year, in Dera Murad Jamali in Balochistan on track cars Jaffar Express derails after blast off, resulting in at least seven people were killed. Moreover, in August 2013 the train in Bolan area was subjected to rocket engine of the train was destroyed. Engines were destroyed after the train stopped at the small arms firing was also two passengers were killed.Earlier in January 2013 on the train between Sibi and Mach cheese was shot by unknown gunmen in the areas which killed three people, including a security officer and nineteen were injured.