GUJRANWALA: At least 12 persons were dead and over 80 injured when a passenger train carrying military troops fell into a canal near Gujranwala, ARY News reported.
Director General ISPR Maj. General Asim Saleem Bajwa confirmed that four bogies of a train carrying military troops fell near Jamke Chatha in canal. He said rescue work was underway.
He also confirmed that 12 persons including a lieutenant colonel have been killed. Eight bodies were found, he added.