Car-bomb kills 17 at Pakistani filling station

ISLAMABAD - A car-bomb at a compressed

natural gas filling station in the Pakistani city of Faisalabad
on Tuesday killed 17 people and wounded scores, police and city
officials said.

The blast set off gas cylinders at the station and the

explosion destroyed or severely damaged nearby buildings and
numerous vehicles.

"An explosive-laden car was parked at the CNG station,"

Aftab Cheema, head of Faisalabad police, told reporters.