| GEO Pakistan|
| 30 dead, hundreds injured in Chakwal Imambagah suicide bombing|
| Updated at: 1300 PST, Sunday, April 05, 2009|
CHAKWAL: At least thirty persons died and hundreds injured in a suicide bombing at the over crowded Imambargah here.
According to initial information, the suicide bomber blew himself up during an annual Majlis Aza being held at the Sarpak Mohalla Imambargah in the vicinity of City police station here. Some 2000 to 2500 persons were attending the Majlis, when the blast occurred tearing away the bodies of the faithful into pieces.
Relief operations have started, while the dead and the injured are being shifted to the District Headquarter Hospital. Till now 30 persons have died, while hundreds lie injured. Ambulances have been sent from Jhelum and Rawalpindi. Police high officials and the DCO have arrived on the site of incident and supervising the relief work.