- The Washington Times - Monday, March 23, 2009

ISLAMABAD (AP) - At least one person has been killed in an explosion in the Pakistani capital.

TV footage from the scene of the blast late Monday showed a body under a blanket.

A witness told Dawn TV news that the explosion took place close to a police station near a market. It was heard across much of the downtown area.

The source of the explosion was not immediately clear.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below.

ISLAMABAD (AP) _ Witnesses are reporting a loud explosion in the Pakistani capital.

News reports say the blast took place close to a market.

The source of the explosion late Monday was not immediately clear, but it was heard across much of the downtown area.

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