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Policeman killed in Karachi blast

Feb 7 2013, 12:53pm CST | by

Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and seven people were injured Thursday night in a bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, media reports said.

Islamabad, Feb 7 — At least one policeman was killed and seven people were injured Thursday night in a bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, media reports said. The blast took place around...

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Policeman killed in Karachi blast

Feb 7 2013, 12:53pm CST | by

Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and seven people were injured Thursday night in a bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, media reports said.

Islamabad, Feb 7 — At least one policeman was killed and seven people were injured Thursday night in a bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, media reports said.

The blast took place around 9.30 p.m. in Orangi Town area when a police mobile unit with three policemen was passing through, Xinhua reported.

The bomb was triggered by a remote control and explosives were hidden in a garbage heap.

The injured, including two policemen and five civilians, were taken to a hospital.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

According to a report release by Karachi police in December 2012, over 100 policemen were killed in incidents of gunfire and bomb blasts in the city last year.

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