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.
Updated Date: Nov 25, 2012 00:31 AM