KARACHI: Five people were injured in an explosion in North Nazimabad near Rangers Headquarters on Wednesday. Rescue teams arrived at the scene and shifted the injured to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment. The injured were Muhammad Khan, 40, son of Muhammad Umar; Muhammad Irfan, 19, son of Muhammad Khan; Rana, 30, son of Hazoor Khan and two unidentified aged 25 and 30. Two of the injured were in serious condition, said a doctor.
The law enforcement agencies personnel cordoned off the area and a bomb disposal squad was also summoned.
The explosion caused damage to the nearby shops. Several motorcycles and windows of the closely situated buildings were shattered due to the intensity of the blast.
According to police sources, five kilograms of explosives along with remote-controlled device were planted in a motorcycle. No group claimed responsibility for the bomb attack yet.