At least one killed, several injured in Karachi blast
KARACHI – At least one person was killed and many others were wounded in a bomb explosion in Karachi's Saddar area on Thursday night.
According to the initial reports, several cars were also destroyed in the explosion, which apparently targeted a government vehicle.
However, security agencies have cordoned off the area and are investigating.
#BREAKING: Large blast in #Karachi's Saddar area near Lucky Star. One person has died, others injured. Several cars have been destroyed. My prayers & thoughts go out to everyone at #Saddar area! Security agencies are determining the source of explosion. #KarachiBlast https://t.co/zcGj6KNr0J— Saif Azad Siddiqui (@SaifAza69390381) May 12, 2022
A CCTV footage showed a powerful explosion on Dr Daud Pota Road near a bakery.
An explosive device had been planted on a motorcycle.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed grief and sorrow over the killing of one person and injuries to thirteen others in the Karachi blast.
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