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One killed, 13 injured in blast in Pakistan’s industrial hub Karachi

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One killed, 13 injured in blast in Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi

By PTI

KARACHI: One particular person was killed and 13 others had been injured in a blast in Pakistan’s largest metropolis, Karachi, on Thursday night time.

The blast was reported from Karachi’s busiest industrial space, Saddar. Police mentioned the explosion occurred outdoors a resort.

“Law enforcement and security personnel have reached the spot with rescue teams. Until now 13 people have been moved to the hospital,” a police officer mentioned.

He mentioned the explosion happened in a rubbish bin however it was not clear whether or not it was a planted bomb or the explosion occurred due to another purpose. “Once the bomb disposal squad scans the area, we will know what caused the explosion,” he mentioned.

An eye witness mentioned the explosion was so large it shattered home windows of close by residences, retailers, vehicles and began a fireplace.

“Some eight to ten vehicles parked on the road caught fire from the explosion,” he mentioned.