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Blast hits Pakistani police compound

Blast hits Pakistani police compound 11 Nov 2010 At least 19 people have been killed and more than 115 others were injured when militants set off a car bomb in the heart of Pakistan's largest city of Karachi. "Gunmen first opened fired on the office of the Crime Investigation Department before detonating a massive car bomb," Pakistani Dawn newspaper quoted Sindh province's Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza as saying on Thursday. He added that the attack bore a close resemblance to the one that targeted Marriot Hotel in Islamabad on September 20, 2008.