Twin blasts in Karachi killed 4, several injured

KARACHI: Two blasts have been reported near the area of Landhi here on Thursday.

According to sources, the first blast occurred in a garbage dump while the second bomb was placed on a cement block and exploded soon after the police and rescue teams reached the site.

Three policemen including DSP Kamal Khan Mangan have been reported dead while several others have been injured.

A police official of Landhi Police Station said that two police mobile vans and two ambulances were also damaged in the incident. Bodies and injured have been shifted to Jinnah Hospital for treatment.

He said that police personnel and volunteers were targeted in the blasts. Police and Rangers have cordoned the area and called Bomb Disposal Squad to ascertain the nature of blasts.