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A view of the Sindh Assembly. — File photo

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly building was evacuated in the wake of information regarding a bomb was received on Thursday, DawnNews reported.

A bomb disposal squad called by the authorities was working to determine whether the information was accurate.

The assembly's premises had been evacuated and the area around the building had been surrounded by police and Rangers personnel.

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Mr.T
August 30, 2012 11:18 am
A bomb always exploded when someone poor people is there, when it's those corrupt politicians it's always a threat...
A.Z
August 30, 2012 4:18 pm
Can't you guys spell the word "Evacuated" correctly. If this is the most famous newspaper in Pakistan, I wonder what's happening with the rest.
Cyrus Howell
August 30, 2012 6:13 pm
Karachi, Pakistan In The News: The Sindh Assembly building is having a bomb shelter installed in the sub basement.
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