Chanawan canal

Train carrying Pakistani troops falls into canal, 12 dead

The military said the train derailed while crossing the Chanawan canal near the city of Gujranwalal. It said commandos, divers and other rescuers had retrieved 80 passengers, five of whom had been wounded.

Pakistani army spokesman, Maj. Gen. Asim Bajwa, tweeted that 12 soldiers, including the unit's commander, were killed in the accident and that rescue efforts were ongoing.