Large blast near Danish embassy in Islamabad
A large blast was heard in the Red Zone area of federal capital Islamabad, the blast was heard near the Danish embassy.
The death toll in a huge blast near Danish embassy in F-6 II area in the Red Zone of the federal capital Islamabad on Monday has reached to eight, while seven wounded said to be in a critical condition.
The car blast near the Denmark embassy damaged a boundary wall of the building, while nearby UNDP office premises were also damaged in the blast.
According to sources 10 to 15 kilogram explosives were used in the blast, which also shattered the vehicles parked in the area.
Huge clouds of smoke were seen over the area. The blast created four feet deep crater sources said.
Police have cordoned off the area to collect evidence about the incident.
Relief operations were underway and the wounded being transferred to hospitals.