Explosion claimed by separatist group derails train in southwest Pakistan

At least 15 people were injured after a passenger train derailed in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan on Friday. An official of the provincial government gave this information. Deputy Commissioner Bolan Agha Samiullah told Reuters the Baloch Liberation Army, a regional separatist group, claimed responsibility for the attack, which derailed eight coaches, including the locomotive.

Lanterns that fell from the sky disrupted Dhaka Metro Rail services for two hours

Metro rail operations in Dhaka were suspended for two hours as a precautionary measure after several sky lanterns left by people on New Year’s Eve clung to electric wires. Operations resumed around 10 am on Sunday after the lines were cleared by the authorities. Addressing the matter, Dhaka Mass Transit Company Managing Director MAN Siddiqui […]