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At Least 12 Killed in Pakistan Train Derailment

A passenger train accident in Pakistan has left at least 12 people dead and more than 60 others injured.

Railway officials say the accident occurred Thursday in southwestern Baluchistan province.

They say the train was traveling from northern city of Rawalpindi to Baluchistan's capital, Quetta, when eight cars derailed while passing over a culvert near the town of Sibi.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.