RAWALPINDI: At least nine persons were killed and several others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside local hotel near Pir Wadhai Chowk here on Monday. According to the police, the suicide blast occurred near Pir Wadhai Chowk at Ghousia Adda in Rawalpindi, killing at least nine persons and injuring several others.
Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Rawalpindi Nasir Durrani confirmed that it was a suicide attack. Rescue work is underway as police officials have also reached the scene. On the other hand, hospital sources told that four dead bodies and 20 injured have been brought to the District Headquarter Hospital.-SANA