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Seven killed in Pakistan blast

Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) At least seven people, including three children, were killed and 18 injured in Pakistan's Khyber−Pakhtunkhwa province Saturday after a blast occurred near a Muharram procession, Geo News reported.

According to bomb disposal squad, the massive blast, for which 8−10 kg of explosives were used, occurred in the province's Dera Ismail Khan city in the morning.

The bomb was planted in a garbage dump, said police.

The army was called in to take over security in the city.