KARACHI: At least two persons were killed and several others injured when a powerful explosion took place outside a mosque in Saddar area on Friday. The blast took place at the main gate of Makki Mosque on New Preedy Street in Saddar town opposite the car parking plaza. The bomb went off when people stepped out of the mosque after offering Friday prayer.
According to police sources, explosives were attached with a motorcycle parked near the gate.
Rescue teams and law enforcing agencies were reached at the spot and relief operation was underway. Body parts of a person were also found at the blast site.
The bodies and the injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC).