Jan 30, 2014, 4:47 PM
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Blast kills one, injures 12 in SW Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 30, IRNA – A person was killed while 12 others sustained injuries when a bomb exploded inside a pickup truck at a petrol pump in south western Balochistan province on Thursday, local media reported.

The explosion took place in the Naseerabad district of Balochistan province.

"A pickup was waiting in a queue for its turn to fill petrol at a pump when suddenly a bomb exploded in it," local police official Jan Muhammad told media.

"There is at least one death and 12 injured, six of whom are in critical condition," Muhammad added.

It was not clear why the truck was carrying a bomb and no group has come forward to claim responsibility.