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Train service suspended after bomb blast damages track near Kotri

KOTRI: A bomb explosion on the railway track near Kotri has suspended railway traffic on Thursday. According to officials, an attempt was made by unknown saboteurs to blow up the railway line with explosives, which damaged the railway track. The sound of the bomb blast was heard far away and the local residents rushed to the site.

Railway officials including police and Rangers personnel also reached the spot soon after the incident. The trains have been stopped at Kotri and other stations due to damage to the railway track near Bolhari Railway Station. According to a railway official, technical staff has reached the spot and started repair work on the railway track for early restoration of the railway traffic. The police and law enforcement agencies also started the investigation into the bomb explosion.