Data on trains derailment and terrorism related incidents in Pakistan


According to different media reports (Express Tribune and Dunya News) 15 to 17 people were killed and over 100 injured on Nov 17, 2015 when a passenger train derailed in Bolan district of Pakistan’s Balochistan province. While latest confirmed stats on derailment of trains in Pakistan are not available take a quick look on data about train related accidents in Pakistan from Year Book (2013-2014) of Pakistan Railways.

A total of nine incidents of derailment of passenger trains were reported in 2012 which increased to 13 during the next year.




Separately a total of 127 terrorism related train incidents have taken place in Pakistan from the year 2000 to 2015 in which 88 people lost their lives.




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Pakistan Railways Year Book (2013-2014)


Mian photo credit: Dunya News