Planted bomb defused in Karachi

KARACHI: An attempt of terrorism in Karachi was foiled on Wednesday when a bomb planted in busy commercial area of city was defused. According to details, a major disaster was prevented in the metropolis when a 14 kilogram bomb was recovered at Khalid Bin Waleed Road in PECHS Block 6.

Police said that a man informed them about a suspicious- bag lying in a vacant plot at Khalid Bin Walid Road close to busy Tariq Road market. Police said that the bomb was recovered from the plot near a residential building.

Bomb disposal unit (BDU) said that the bomb was connected with the battery and mobile phone, which was immediately defused foiling a huge terror bid. The BDS team confirmed that its explosives weighing over 14 kilograms along 2.5 kilograms attached with a detonator. Police and Rangers, meanwhile, searched the area, cordoning off its entry and exit points.

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