Karachi: Blast hits route of Chehlum procession
KARACHI: A big explosion rocked the area near Capri Cinema here on the route of the central mourning procession of Chehlum at M.A. Jinnah Road, ARY News reported on Tuesday.
The explosives were kept in a pipe. A destroyed mobile phone was also found from the place, officials said.
The participants of the Chehlum mourning procession had to offer Zohrain prayers at Imambargah Ali Raza near the bombing spot. The device went off when the procession was away from the place of bombing, so as remained unharmed in the explosion.
According to the law enforcement agencies the explosives were kept in a pipe of a billboard.
The bomb disposal squad reached to the spot of the blast near Sea Breeze at M.A. Jinnah Road.