KARACHI: At least two people were reported to be killed and three others sustained injuries in a powerful explosion heard near the Parking Plaza located in Saddar, Aaj News reported.
According to the initial reports, two persons were killed, among which one was a passer-by on a motorcycle while other was a fruit stall holder. The officials on preliminary stage claims that the explosives were fixed into a motorcycle parked near the plaza.
According to the rescue sources, the rescue teams and ambulances have arrived on the incident site, whereas the number of the injured persons and causalities is likely expected to increase.
The dead bodies and the injured persons were immediately shifted to Jinnah Hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment respectively.
The reports further revealed that the explosion took place near a mosque and a parking plaza after Friday Prayers. The Bomb Disposal Squad has reached the incident site and have cordoned off the area.