Two killed in cylinder blast in Karachi
According to details, a man and a girl were killed and two girls were injured when a balloon cylinder exploded in Junejo Colony area of Sohrab Goth, Karachi.
The injured girls have been shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medical treatment.
The injured girls include 6-year-old Siddiqua and 8-year-old Laiba.
According to police, the man who sold the balloons and the girl who died have not been identified yet.
Earlier in October, at least 5 people have died and 23 have injured as An explosion has been reported near Maskan Chowrangi.
The explosion took place near Maskan Chowrangi in the Gulshan-i-Iqbal area, Karachi.
Several people got injured and the blast led to chaos among the people, initial reports said. The injured have been shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Police and Rangers have cordoned off the area. The building is two storeys high and residential.
A part of the building collapsed after the blast. The blast also caused debris to fall on vehicles parked below. A bomb disposal squad was called to the scene.
The bomb shattered the windows of nearby buildings and a large number of people and students arrived at the scene.