Pak train accident death toll climbs to 19

Islamabad, November 18: The death toll from a deadly train accident in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province today rose to 19 after three of the injured passengers died, an official said today.

The engine and nine coaches of Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express derailed from track yesterday at Ab-i-gum area in Bolan district of the province. The train was coming from provincial capital Quetta.

Provincial Home Secretary Akbar Hussian Durrani said that more than 300 people were injured in the accident.

Train accidents are common in Pakistan. The railways have seen decades of decline due to graft, mismanagement and lack of investment.

Trains are often targeted by Baloch militants fighting for greater control over the mineral resources of the province.

US will not allow China to 'coerce' nations in Asia: Trump admn

Washington: The US will not allow China to "bully" or "coerce" nations in Asia, a senior Trump administration official has said, amidst Beijing flexin...

17 Killed In Shooting At South Florida High School

Parkland: A heavily armed 19-year-old who had been expelled from a South Florida high school opened fire on campus shortly before classes let out Wedn...

SA President Jacob Zuma Faces No-Confidence Motion

Cape Town: South Africa's parliament will hold a motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, the ruling ANC party said, signalling it...

Donald Trump proposes USD 336 million aid to Pakistan

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday released a USD 4 trillion annual budget for the fiscal 2019 beginning October 1, proposing USD 256 mil...