Blast in Rawalpindi leaves 15 injured

RAWALPINDI: At least 15 people including a child were injured in a blast on Liaquat Road, police said Thursday.

According to initial reports, the explosion took place at the parking lot of a hotel, injuring at least 15 people and destroying four motorcycles.

The police said that explosive material was apparently planted in a motorcycle.

They said that nature of the blast was yet to be ascertained. The injured have been moved to nearby hospitals where one of them was stated to be in critical condition.