3 Dead In Explosion At Pakistan’s Karachi, Probe Underway
Karachi: At least three persons were killed and several others were injured in an explosion at a 4-storey building opposite the Karachi University Maskan gate in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area today.
4-5 people have reportedly been injured after an explosion at a 4-storey building opposite the Karachi University Maskan gate in Gulshan-e-Iqbal. The police are determining the nature of the blast: Pak Media
— ANI (@ANI) October 21, 2020
All injured and deceased have been taken to Patel hospital, the officials said, Dawn reported.
The nature of the blast is yet to be ascertained. However, Mubina Town police SHO said that it “seems to be a cylinder blast”, adding that the bomb disposal squad is arriving to verify the cause of the explosion.
The blast is suspected to have taken place on the second floor of a building.
Eyewitnesses reported that windows of nearby buildings as well as some vehicles were also damaged.