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27 people were wounded in the explosion

The bomb was placed on a train platform, a police official says

Between 6 and 8 kilograms of explosive material was used, the police chief says

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN —  

A blast at a railway station in Lahore, Pakistan, killed two people Tuesday and wounded 27, officials said.

It seems to be a “terrorist act,” said Aslam Tareen, the city’s police chief.

Between 6 and 8 kilograms (13 to 18 pounds) of explosive material was used, Tareen said.

The bomb was planted in a bag placed on a train platform, said police official Sajid Ali.