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One killed, 17 hurt in Pakistan blast

One person was killed and 17 other were injured when a bomb went off in a bus stand in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Friday.

world Updated: Jun 19, 2009 18:22 IST

One person was killed and 17 other were injured when a bomb went off in a bus stand in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Friday.

The powerful explosion in Dera Murad Jamali city was heard from several kilometres away.

Rescue teams rushed to the spot and took the injured to the nearby Civil Hospital. The condition of at least five of the injured was described as critical.

Police said the bomb was hidden in a motorcycle parked at the bus stand.