RAWALPINDI: Ten people have been killed and several others injured in a suicide blast at a Moharram procession near an Imambargah in Dhok Sayidan area of Rawalpindi Wednesday night, Geo News reported.

The suicide blast occurred near Qasr-e-Shabbir Imambargah, hours after twin bomb blasts near an Imambargah in

Karachi killed two people and left 16 others wounded.

The suicide bomber entered into the Moharram procession and detonated the explosives strapped to his body, sources said.

A hand grenade has also been recovered from the spot of the blast.

Rescue and emergency teams have kicked off their services while ambulances have engaged in shifting the injured to District Headquarters Hospitals (DHQ).

Security forces have surrounded the area to and trying to preserve the evidence by clearing the area of the people.