EFEIslamabad

The number of deaths in the collision of two trains in southern Pakistan increased Tuesday to 62, while 28 people remain hospitalized, six of them in a serious condition.

The accident occurred early Monday in the Ghotki district of Sindh province, where the Millat Express derailed and collided with Sir Syed Express on the adjoining track.

Ghotki deputy commissioner Mohamed Usman Abdullah told EFE that the death toll had risen to 62 after more bodies were found during the night.

Of the around 100 people injured in the collision, 28 remain hospitalized and six of them are in a serious condition.