3 injured in blast in Islamabad at arms depot

July 11, 2011 09:26


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ISLAMABAD - An explosion at a Pakistani army weapons depot on the outskirts of Islamabad injured up to three people on Monday, security officials said.

"It's an army area. They have an arms depot there, and there was blast in that," Mohammad Iqbal, a police official in Sihala, a neighborhood near Islamabad said. "Two to three people were wounded," he added.

Earlier reports said the blast was at a police location.

A military official said the army had a fuel depot in Sihala but had no reports of any blast there.

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