Islamabad police has confirmed the incident.A police spokesperson said that a bomb disposal squad had cordoned off the area after the blast and searched for the additional explosives, if any. It was the fourth attempt on the ex-general's life, with the first three occurring while he was in office.
Musharraf, who led Pakistan from 1999 to 2008, returned from self-imposed exile in March last year to fight in general elections. Nut he was barred from taking part and is facing a series of legal cases including treason.
The Taliban has also vowed to kill Musharraf, and security threats have prevented
him from appearing in two of his treason hearings.
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