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Car blast kills two near Dalmia in Karachi

January 09, 2013

Security officials examine the wreckage of a vehicle after a bomb explosion in Quetta. — Photo by AFP/File

KARACHI: An explosion ripped through a car parked at a fuel station in Karachi killing two and injuring as many early on Thursday, DawnNews reported.

The incident took place in Karachi’s Dalmia neighbourhood. Initial reports suggest that the car was parked at a busy fuel station when it was blown away by the heavy blast.

Police and rescue agencies reached the site immediately after the blast and cordoned off the area.

Nature of the blast was not ascertained as yet, however, bomb disposal squad and security agencies have initiated the investigations.