KARACHI: At least 15 people, two women among them, were injured when citizens resorted to aerial firing to welcome the new year of 2018 in different parts of the metropolis.
According to rescue sources, stray bullets wounded at least fifteen people, including two women, when people celebrated the start of the New Year with aerial firing in Defence, Nazimabad, Lyari, Rizvia Society, Mahmoodabad, and Agra Taj Colony.
The injured were transported to different hospitals of the city for medical treatment.
As the clock struck midnight, tonnes of fireworks were set off in different cities of Pakistan to welcome the new year of 2018.
People in all major cities of the country prayed that 2018 will usher the country into a new era of prosperity and peace.
Security measures were ramped up as a large number of revellers took to streets to celebrate this occasion.
Spectacular shows of bangers left viewers mesmerized. Families enjoyed food while youth were making merry with bike riding stunts and fireworks.