Karachi: High intensity blast near Safari park located at University road today shortly after the Jumma prayers has left at least 3 dead while 10 injured , sources informed. According to the sources, two vehicles have also been exploded in the blast.
The dead bodies and wounded persons are being shifted to the local hospital. The sources say that the explosion was a grenade attack while some say that it was a time device bomb.
Meanwhile, police have reached the spot and rescue services are underway. The ambulances of Edhi and Cheepa are on the spot, busy in shifting the dead and injured to Ibn-e-Sina and other local hospitals. Most of the persons have been shifted to Civil and Jinnah hospital.
It is to mention here that today was the rally of Youm-ul-Quds and the students of Imamia Students Organization (ISO) were travelling to Numaish Chowrangi to participate in the event. The blast occurred near the bus which was about to carry those participants to the destined place.
Heavy contingents of police and rangers have cordoned off the area while the bomb disposal squad is awaited.Like AwamiWeb