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Posted on Nov 24, 05:12PM | IBNS
At least seven people were killed and 27 injured when a bomb exploded near a Muharram procession in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan district on Saturday, reports said.
A policeman was injured in the blast.
The bomb was planted in a garbage dump, the police said.
"It was a homemade bomb which was kept inside a pressure cooker and planted in the garbage," an official of the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was quoted as saying to The Express Tribune.
A suspect was arrested from the blast site, the police said.
The injured people were taken to the district hospital.