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Blast in house in southwest Pakistan kills 4

Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 13:04

Chaman: A government official says a blast ripped through a house where explosives and weapons had been stored in southwest Pakistan, killing four people.

Habibullah Khan Kundi says Thursday`s blast in Chaman town on the Afghan border also wounded 10 people. The dead and wounded were Afghan refugees who were living in the house. Kundi is a government administrator in Chaman.

It was unclear who had stored the weapons and explosives in the house. The Afghan Taliban are believed to have a significant presence in Baluchistan province, where Chaman is located.
Chaman is one of the main border crossings into Afghanistan from Pakistan.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 13:04
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