One killed in blast in Pakistan capital (Lead)

March 23rd, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, March 23 (Xinhua) One person was killed and several others were injured in an explosion at a police station here Monday.
The explosion occurred at a police station in sector G-7 near Sitara Market.

Initial investigation showed that it was a suicide attack, the police said.

Eyewitnesses said that smoke was coming out of the police station after the explosion, and the blast was so intense that it shattered window panes of surrounding buildings.

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