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Bomb blast averted in Karachi

world Updated: Jul 21, 2012 09:27 IST

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A bomb weighing 13 kg was found near a road in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Friday, and was defused by a bomb disposal squad.

The explosive was found at the Safora Chowrangi, Geo News reported.

Witnesses said the bomb was planted near a school. It was packed in a cement block, and the explosive material included ball bearings, nuts and bolts.

A remote control was also found later.