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3 Killed in Pakistan Blast

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A Pakistani resident inspects a damaged television at a network office following an overnight bomb blast in Karachi, March 15, 2013.

A Pakistani resident inspects a damaged television at a network office following an overnight bomb blast in Karachi, March 15, 2013.

Pakistan officials say say a bomb blast in the country's largest city has killed three people and wounded five others.

Authorities said Friday the explosion in took place near a cable television office in Karachi.

The blast was the latest in a recent string of violent incidents in the city.

On Wednesday, gunmen shot dead Perween Rahman, a pioneering female activist, who helped bring sewers and water to Karachi's poorest neighborhoods.

Karachi is a sprawling metropolis of 18 million people and has a long history of political, sectarian and ethnic violence.
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