March 16th, 2010
03:23 PM ET

'Low intensity' explosion kills 1 in Karachi, police say

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - One woman was killed Tuesday and several others wounded in an explosion in Karachi, police told CNN.

Karachi police official Amir Farooqi described the blast as a "low intensity" explosion caused by a bomb planted under a freeway underpass near the Chandni Chowk area of Karachi.

Gul Wali, another Karachi police official, told CNN that one woman was killed by the blast. Earlier, police said five people had been wounded and that women and children were among them.

- Journalist Nasir Habib contributed to this report.

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