Explosion near Pakistani capital of Islamabad kills at least 26

Blast at fruit market in Pakistan
Blast at fruit market in Pakistan

    JUST WATCHED

    Blast at fruit market in Pakistan

MUST WATCH

Blast at fruit market in Pakistan 01:18

Story highlights

  • The blast was close to a bus stop
  • There has been no claim of responsibility so far

A blast at a fruit market in the Pakistani capital killed at least 26 people Wednesday and injured dozens more, hospital officials said.

The blast was close to a bus stop in Islamabad at the entrance of the morning bazaar at a time when vendors arrive and set up for sale.

There has been no claim of responsibility so far, said police spokesman Shaukat Nawaz.

The Pakistani Taliban announced a cease-fire in March that extends until Wednesday.