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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 78

Seven killed in Pakistan bomb blast

[b]Seven killed in Pakistan bomb blast [/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 20 March, ([/b] At least seven persons including six security officials were killed in a bomb blast on Sunday in Dera Ismail Khan, some 300 kilometers from the capital Islamabad.

The bomb was planted on Dera-Bannu Road by unknown miscreants and was blown up with a remote control device as a police vehicle was passing near it. Four other by-standers were also injured in the explosion. The injured have been admitted in a local hospital.

"It was a remote-controlled bomb," district police officer Daar Ali Khattak said.

The police van was badly damaged in the blast, he said.

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