Blast in Rawalpindi, one dead, many injured

Blast in Rawalpindi

Pakistan's security officials examine the site of a bomb explosion that ripped through a bazaar in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Friday, June 12, 2020.(AP Photo/A.H. Chaudary)

A blast occured on Friday in Saddar’s area of Rawalpindi where one civilian was killed and 12 others were injured.

The bomb was planted on an electric pole near the Kabari Bazar food street in Rawalpindi, a city where headquarters of the Pakistan Army are located.

An investigation into the incident has been opened, a police spokesman said on the official Twitter handle.

Police have termed the incident a terror attack and cordoned off the area.

The injured have been shifted to local hospitals.

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