At least four injured as twin blasts rock Karachi
KARACHI: At least four persons were injured in twin blasts in the jurisdiction of Mominabad Police Station at Orangi Town area of Karachi on Saturday, ARY News reports.
Karachi once again became a target of terrorists. Twin blasts jolted the area of Orangi Town earlier this morning as four people were wounded in two serial explosions.
The first explosion occurred at a footpath in front of the Mominabad Police Station. The blast was so loud that it was heard in the far flung areas.
A taxi was completely destroyed by the explosion.
The second blast was carried out just as the Law Enforcing Agencies (LEAs) had surrounded the crime scene after the first incident.
The injured persons were shifted to a hospital for immediate medical attention. Three of the wounded are said to be in critical condition.
Police have stated that the first explosive was carried out via planted device whereas the second attack was done by a hand grenade.
This is the third consecutive attack on the security forces in Karachi in three days.
At least thirteen police officers were killed and more than 50 cops were wounded as their bus was targeted by a vehicle filled with explosives near Razzaqabad Police Training Centre along the National Highway.
Yesterday, Rangers' Area Commander was targeted by a suicide attacker at Qayyumabad area before the Korangi Crossing.
Karachi, known as the financial hub of the country, is being targeted by terrorists and criminal elements of the country since the past several years despite the efforts of Sindh Government and Security Forces to curb unrest in the city.