Rawalpindi: 8 feared killed in blast near army headquarters


At least eight people were feared killed and 10 others were injured in a blast near the Pakistan army's General Headquarters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi on Monday. The explosion occurred at 7.15 am outside the gate of the army's National Logistics Cell in R A Bazar, a high security area.

Rescue workers and ambulances rushed to the site soon after the blast and security forces cordoned off the area. Media and passers-by were prevented from going to the site of the attack as investigators scoured the area for clues. Geo News channel reported that at least eight persons were killed and 10 injured in the attack. Security personnel, on their way to work, pass through the area where the Combined Military Hospital and other army installations are also located.