At least 12 killed and several injured in blast in Pakistan's Karachi

   By Power Corridors ,  18-Dec-2021
At least 12 killed and several injured in blast in Pakistan's Karachi

The blast shattered windows of nearby buildings and many parked vehicles were also badly damaged

At least 12 people were killed and several others injured on Saturday in Pakistan as a blast ripped through Paracha Chowk in Karachi's Shershah area.

A notice had been issued to the bank to vacate the premises so the nullah could be cleaned, Shah said. A nearby petrol pump was also damaged in the explosion.

Ten killed, scores injured in an explosion at a building in Karachi's Shershah Paracha Chowk area, this afternoon: Pakistan Media

— ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2021

The blast shattered windows of nearby buildings and many parked vehicles were also badly damaged.

Though it was not yet clear what ignited the gas, a team of explosives experts had been summoned to investigate, Police spokesman Sohail Jokhio told The Associated Press.






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