Dozens dead in Pakistan blast

Posted August 3, 2003 to Pakistan category.
[quote]At least 52 people have been killed and 150 injured in a series of explosions in northern Pakistan, officials say. The blasts are believed to have been caused by explosives used for road building, which were stored in the home of a local contractor. ...The explosions occurred in a remote village in Diamir district - about 200 kilometres (124 miles) from the town of Gilgit, some 240 km (150 miles) north of the capital, Islamabad. >> [url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3120147.stm]BBC News[/url] [/quote] The explosion appears to be an accident.

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