Eight persons including a Lt. General were killed in a bomb attack at busy Mall Road in garrison city of Rawalpindi on Monday.
According to reports, an explosives laden vehicle collided with the vehicle of medical corps Lt. Gen. Surgeon Mushtaq in the incident killing him along with his driver, guard and five others.
The dead bodies were transferred to CMH Rawalpindi.
Relief operations were started after the bomb blast. According to reports 35 injured were transferred to hospitals. The blast also damaged vehicles parked near the place of the incident.