At least 8 injured as blast derails train in Balochistan's Bolan.

At least eight people were injured in an explosion near a railway track in the Paneer area of Balochistan's Bolan district on Friday, a senior Railways official said.

Pakistan Railways spokesperson in Balochistan, Muhammad Kashif, told that the blast occurred when the Peshawar-bound Jaffer Express was passing by the area. The train was coming from Mach area.

As a result of the blast, six bogies of the train derailed causing injuries to at least eight people, he added.

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital while an emergency has been declared across all hospitals in the district.

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Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Kach Agha Samiullah also confirmed the incident while talking to He said it was a remote-control explosion that derailed multiple bogies of the train.

He said rescue teams had been dispatched to the spot.

Police have not yet issued a statement on the incident.

On Dec 25, six security personnel, including a captain, had embraced martyrdom while at least 17 people suffered injuries in different incidents of terrorism across Balochistan.

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