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Car showroom blasted in Peshawar, Pakistan

07-07-2010 13:12 BJT Special Report:

ISLAMABAD, July 7 (Xinhua) -- At least five vehicles were completely destroyed and 20 others damaged in a car showroom blast Wednesday morning in Peshawar, in northwest Pakistan, local media Geo News reported.

According to the report, the blast, which sent a huge sound, took place near Farqeerabad locality in Peshawar, capital city of Pakistan's northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, when unknown miscreants detonated the explosives planted near a car showroom.

Police have arrested a suspected person near the blast scene. Army forces arrived at the scene shortly after the blast and have taken security under their administration. Bomb disposal squad said nearly 1.5-kilogram explosives were used to carry out the explosion.

No groups have claimed the responsibility for the blast.

No report of casualties is immediately available.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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