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IED found near Wagah border in Pakistan

IANS 03 Nov 2014, 17:16:23 PM IST

Islamabad: An improvised explosive device (IED) was Monday found in the parking area of Pakistan's Wagah border where a suicide attack left some 60 people dead the previous evening.

The Bomb Disposal Squad seized the IED and then searched the area surrounding the border. Security forces also searched nearby villages and rounded up several suspects, The Nation reported.

A suicide bomber killed at least 59 people Sunday evening at the main Pakistan-India border crossing, Wagah. The blast tore spectators leaving after the colourful daily ceremony.

The explosion also wounded more than 110 people.