Sindh: Two security personnel among four die in three separate blasts
KARACHI (CityNews) – Four persons, including two security personnel, died and several sustained injuries in three separate blasts in Sindh’s cities of Ghotki, Karachi and Larkana on Friday, Dunya News reported.
The first incident occurred in a meat shop near Ghotki railway station in which two security officials and one civilian lost their lives. Several persons sustained injuries in the occurrence.
Heavy contingents of police and Rangers reached the incident spot and cordoned off the area. Following the blast, a bomb disposal squad mobile met an accident while reaching the crime scene. One official died and seven were wounded.
The officials stated that the bomb was planted. Police have collected evidences and started investigation and the bomb disposal squad conducted search operation in the area. The injured person was shifted to hospital.
Ghotki police station SHO, Tufail Ahmad Bhutto, told that Imtiaz and Fayyaz were the two security officials who got martyred in the incident along with a passerby, Ghulam Mustafa.
The second incident occurred in Karachi as one person was killed while six others sustained severe wounds in a hand grenade attack near Liaquatabad Number 10.
The attack was carried out when money was being distributed among people at the Ehsaas Program office. Security personnel arrived at the scene and cordoned off the entire area.
A Rangers mobile was also damaged in the attack. It has been learnt in the initial report that the hand grenade was thrown from a bridge. Karachi AIG Ghulam Nabi Memon visited the incident spot.
In the third occurrence, check post of the Rangers school in Larkana was hit by a cracker attack. No casualties or injuries were reported. The attack was conducted by unidentified suspects riding a motorbike.