RAWALPINDI, (Dawn): Two military officers and three civilians were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber hit their twin cabin vehicle near Rawalpindi, Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa said.
Zahir Shah and Arshad, both Lieutenant-Colonels were killed in the blast, Bajwa said on micro-blogging website Twitter.
The vehicle was attacked near a railway track situated close to Fateh Jang road and the injured were shifted to a hospital for treatment.
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Initial reports said the blast was carried out by a suicide bomber.
The area was cordoned off by security forces personnel and evidence was being collected from the location.