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Friday, 14 June, 2002, 10:21 GMT 11:21 UK
In pictures: Karachi bomb attack
A car bomb has exploded outside the US consulate in the southern Pakistan city of Karachi, killing 11 people and seriously wounding several others.

Security forces outside the US consulate
Security forces rushed to the consulate after the blast...

Rescue workers examine damage caused by the blast
...which created a huge gap in the consulate wall

Rescue workers look at the remains of a white van - possibly the vehicle carrying the bomb
The bomb - a suspected suicide attack - is thought to have been carried in a white van (photo: AP)

One of the vehicles damaged in the blast
The blast incinerated several vehicles

Rescue workers rush an injured person into a waiting emergency vehicle
Many of the victims are thought to have been security guards or drivers

An injured man is attended to in a Karachi hospital
Survivors, many seriously injured, were rushed to hospital...

Parts of victims' bodies are carried from the scene by rescue workers
...but for some it was too late (photo: AP)

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