Two explosions heard in Rawalpindi

June 30th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, June 30 (Xinhua) Two explosions were heard in Pakistan’s garrison city of Rawalpindi near the capital Monday morning, Dawn News channel reported. The blasts could also be heard in Islamabad and police are trying to locate the sites of the explosions, said the report.

The Geo TV said that ambulances were seen moving to the army area in Rawalpindi.

However, Dawn News quoted military sources as saying that all sensitive installations in Rawalpindi were safe and secure.

Window panes of some buildings in parts of Rawalpindi were smashed in the blasts, according to TV reports.

Local media later suggested the sound of explosions could be sonic booms. But the Pakistan Air Force sources said there were no aircraft flying across Rawalpindi when the blasts were heard.

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