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One killed as suicide blast hits Pakistan's capital

Posted on May 24 2014 | IANS

Islamabad, May 24 : At least one person was killed and another injured as a suicide blast hit Pakistan's capital Islamabad in the early hours of Saturday, the media reported.

The blast took place at about 2 a.m. in a parking lot of a supermarket in the city, Xinhua quoted a local Urdu TV channel Geo as saying in a report.

The suicide bomber blew himself up while he was stopped by a security guard at the market, it said.

Rescue team and police rushed to the site shortly after the blast was reported.

The injured has been shifted to the Polyclinic Hospital in the city. Conditions of the injured is not known at this moment.

Earlier, a local TV channel said two blasts hit the city, but most local media put the number at one.

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