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A train crash in Pakistan at least 30 people killed; Rescuers are trying to reach survivors trapped in the wreckage

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-Over a 1000 passengers were onboard the two trains

-Train accident in Pakistan is rampant with authorities finding innovative means to prevent such from happening.

More than 100 people have been seriously injured with some 51 deaths recorded in a recent train accident the district of Ghotki, in the southern province of Sindh of Pakistan involving two trains.

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According to Bloomberg, Heavy machinery arrived to cut open some cars, and more than 15 hours after the crash, rescuers carefully removed wreckage as they looked for anyone who might remain trapped — though hopes were fading for survivors. The military deployed troops, engineers and helicopters to assist.

About 1,100 passengers were aboard the two trains, rail officials said.

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It is unclear what might have caused the collision Engineers and experts are however trying to determine what caused the collision, said Azam Swati, the minister for railways in Pakistan.

Train accidents are common in Pakistan, where successive governments have paid little attention to improving the poorly maintained signal system and aging tracks.

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