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Blast in Pakistan Kills One

Explosives planted on a bicycle on Mall Road in Chaman in Balochistan province detonated with a huge bang, Dawn reported.

Published: 24th February 2015 03:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2015 03:19 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

ISLAMABAD: At least one person was killed and seven injured in an explosion in Pakistan Tuesday.

Explosives planted on a bicycle on Mall Road in Chaman in Balochistan province detonated with a huge bang, Dawn reported.

The intensity of the blast destroyed four vehicles parked in the vicinity and also damaged more than a dozen shops. 

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing.

The blast comes two days after an explosion in the same area killed a child and wounded nine others.

Chaman is a small town in the southwestern province of Balochistan and is one of the two main crossing points for supplies to American and NATO troops fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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