KARACHI: Three people were killed and several others were injured in an explosion at a residential building in Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
The blast took place near Maskan Chowrangi in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi. The blast took place on the first floor of a four-storey residential building. The blast was so powerful that it not only completely destroyed two floors of the building, but also buried vehicles parked in the parking lot.
Eighteen injured in the blast have been rushed to the hospital, three of whom have died while seven are in critical condition. Rescue volunteers are removing debris in the face of further injuries.
It may be recalled that a blast took place in Kemari area of Karachi yesterday as a result of which four persons were injured. Police said the explosives were planted in the motorcycle. Heard the blast and something really disturbed me although I didn’t know it was this close. Explosion at a 4-storey building near Karachi University Maskan gate in Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
Police yet to determine the nature of the blast. 3 people killed and 15 injured. Three people reportedly killed and 15 injured in a deadly explosion in a semi-commercial building near Maskan Roundabout in Karachi. Half of the building collapsed, casualties likely to increase.
This is very concerning as Karachi is again in trouble. Injured rushed to the hospital after a building blown up by a blast in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi. We pray to Allah that everyone remains the same and Karachi stays peaceful.