Suspected suicide bomber killed in Pakistan

A suspected suicide bomber was killed when the explosives he was carrying went off prematurely in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, police said.

Last Updated: Mar 02, 2011, 09:47 AM IST

Islamabad: A suspected suicide bomber was
killed when the explosives he was carrying went off
prematurely in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi,
police said.
The explosion occurred close to a police post near
Shah Latif Town in Karachi, police officials told the media.

The body parts of the suspected suicide bomber were
found at the site of the blast, they said.
Police said they believed the dead man was a suicide
bomber who intended to target the police post.

Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a
search operation.

PTI