Five killed, 15 injured in Pakistan blast

February 27th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 15 others injured Monday in a bomb blast at a political rally in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region, the Geo News reported.

The remote-controlled blast took place in Nowshera in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province at a site where the Awami National Party (ANP) was holding a public rally.

The injured include four policemen.

Police said the three-kg bomb was fixed in a motorcycle.

The injured were taken to the district headquarters hospital. Five were in critical condition.

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