Three killed in Pakistan blast

Published: April 25, 2014

Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) — At least three people were killed and 15 injured in an explosion near a mosque in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi Friday.

The blast took place in the Delhi Colony area of the city and shattered the window panes of several nearby buildings, damaged motorcycles and completely destroyed a vehicle bearing a government number plate, Dawn online reported.

Khaliq Sheikh, deputy inspector general of police, said the blast was carried out through a bomb planted in a motorcycle.

Eyewitnesses reported that the explosion occurred when people were leaving the mosque after offering Friday prayers.

The injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in Karachi.

IANS 2014-04-25 16:16:06

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