Terrorism, murder case registered in Nazimabad cracker attack

Pic19-013 KARACHI: June19- Police personnel patrolling in a deserted market of Saddar restricted area that is sealed by administration in smart lockdown amid corona virus outbreak, in provincial capital. ONLINE PHOTO by Sabir Mazhar

A case has been registered in the cracker blast near Karachi’s Nazimabad Underpass on Friday. One passerby died while six others were wounded in the explosion.

The Liaquatabad additional SHO filed the FIR at the Counter-Terrorism Department police station. It included sections of murder, attempted murder and terrorism.Sindh was rocked by three blasts on Friday. A blast in Ghotki claimed the lives of two Rangers personnel and a passerby and another explosion was reported in Larkana which resulted in no casualties.

An initial investigation report by the Sindh police revealed that the attacks were jointly carried out by Sindhi nationalist groups and MQM-London.The report said that the attackers belong to Jamshoro and Larkana and they were members of an outlawed group. Explosives used in the attacks were prepared at the same factory.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered the authorities to look into the matter immediately. Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah also chaired a meeting with senior government officers to discuss the situation.


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