Car-bomb kills 17 at Pakistani filling station

ISLAMABAD - A car-bomb at a compressednatural gas filling station in the Pakistani city of Faisalabadon Tuesday killed 17 people and wounded scores, police and cityofficials said.

The blast set off gas cylinders at the station and theexplosion destroyed or severely damaged nearby buildings andnumerous vehicles.

"An explosive-laden car was parked at the CNG station,"Aftab Cheema, head of Faisalabad police, told reporters.

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