According to the reports, At least one person was killed and 9 others sustained injuries in a powerful explosion in Karachi’s Saddar Town.
As per details, On Thursday night, A powerful explosion hit one of the busiest business centres in Karachi’s Saddar Town at Dr. Daud Pota road.
The initial reports of the blast stated that at least 6 to 7 persons sustained injuries while several vehicles were completely destroyed in the incident.
The police said that it is suspected that explosive material was hidden in the heaps of garbage at Dr Daud Pota road.
An eyewitnesses said that due to the powerful blast, window glasses of nearby buildings broken and several persons on motorcycles and cars got injured who were passing through the street.
Another eyewitness said that he and his brother were taking out their parked motorcycle when the explosion occurred near them, His brother sustained wounds in the blast.
The injured persons were immediately shifted to nearby hospitals, The hospital sources said that a person succumbed to injuries at the hospital.
The Executive Director of Jinnah Hospital, Dr. Shahid Rasool said that overall 9 injured persons were brought to the hospital of which 4 are critical, added that some persons have sustained injuries of ball-bearing and will be shifted to the operation theatre soon for surgeries.
Soon after the blast, Heavy contingents of police and Rangers cordoned off the whole area, whereas, the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) started the investigation to ascertain the genre of the explosion.
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