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4 killed, 40 injured in passenger train blast

  : Saturday February 5, 2000
The death toll has risen to 4 after a
Hyderabad bomb blast
bomb exploded on a passenger train at Hyderabad in South Pakistan.

Latest reports from Hyderabad say that 4 people have been killed and up to 40 injured, many seriously in the blast. Eye witnesses say that the bomb had been placed in one of the train's passenger carriages which was completely destroyed.

The train had just left the station at Hyderabad, bound for Mirpur Khas and was passing through a shanty town when the incident occurred.

The Pakistani government has accused the Indian intelligence service of planting the bomb.

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Web sources:
Four Dead in Pakistan Train Bombing
Excite News 05/02/2000
Bomb attack on Pakistani train
BBC On-line 05/02/2000
Bomb Rips Through Train in Pakistan
News Unlimited 05/02/2000
Earlier Stories:
PAKISTAN: Passenger train explosion kills 3, 25 injured
05 Feb 2000

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