Islamabad Rocked By An Explosion

A powerful bomb blast rocked the capital city here leaving two persons dead and several others injured at this time. The powerful blast occurred in the parking area located on the backside of a five star hotel resulting in the death of two persons and several others wounded, leaving the people in the city in a state of panic and fear.

Police and security officials have cordoned off the area. My office and Asma’s were right next to the blast area, and we heard a loud thunder. As the sky is overcast we thought it was thunder from clouds, only to realise later it was a blast.

4 Comments so far

  1. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on January 26th, 2007 @ 3:39 pm

    British Media (BBC) says tehat teh Interior minister Aftab Sherpao says It MAY be a suicide bomber and American Media (CNN) says it IS a n act of SUICIDE bombing ….!

    Why wud a suicide bomber go for LAUNDRY … with STP 2 and STP 1 at two ends ?? it was almost juma’aa prayer’s time … withe lesser ppl arnd …!


  2. Hasan Mubarak (unregistered) on January 26th, 2007 @ 3:59 pm

    Such a sad incident, May God bless our country!!!


  3. Faisal (unregistered) on January 26th, 2007 @ 4:15 pm

    Maybe the back entrance has low security compared to the front. The Namaz at the near by Masjids end around 2. The blast was after that.

    May Allah give relief to thoes at loss.


  4. MU (unregistered) on January 27th, 2007 @ 10:00 pm

    Now there is one in Peshawar too. Time for a crack down on Mullahs, Madrassas and Taliban.



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