Update September 14, 2015

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10 killed in Pakistan rickshaw stand blast

Sumel Sarker

Pakistan

10 killed in Pakistan rickshaw stand blast

14 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: At least 10 people died when an explosion occurred near a packed rickshaw stand in Multan Sunday evening, DawnNews reported.

Rescue 1122 official Dr Kaleem confirmed that 10 people have died in the blast while 57 people have been injured. According to details, the explosion happened on Vehari road of Multan.

The injured are being treated in Nishtar Hospital Multan, where the condition of few is considered critical.

Multan CPO Azhar Akram said that the explosion occurred due to a collision between a rickshaw and motorcycle.

“It seems that the bomb was fitted in the motorcycle,” said Akram.

He went on to say that police has also recovered ball bearings from the site of the blast.

The bomb disposal squad has been called to the site of explosion to find out the actual reason of the blast.

According to DCO Zahid Saleem Gondal a motorcyclist carrying explosive material collided with a rickshaw which resulted in the blast.

The DCO, however, added that forensic expert would inform further after the investigation.

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