Explosion in Pakistan's capital, casualties reported
Tuesday, 03 June 2008

A huge explosion has gone off near the Danish Embassy in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, report agencies.

Dawn News TV quoted a witness, Arjmund Azhar, who said at least three people were dead or wounded in Monday's blast. The report could not immediately be confirmed.

Interior Ministry secretary Kamal Shah confirms the explosion outside the embassy but has no further details.

Footage from the scene shows dozens of cars damaged and large crater in the ground. Rescue workers dragged away at least one bloodied person, covering his torso with a blanket.

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