KARACHI: Two blasts took place outside two police stations situated in city’s busiest area Lee Market and Malir injuring five people including CID policeman.
Two persons injured in Lee Market blast. Both the injured have been shifted to Civil Hospital.
According to reports the first blast occurred behind Eid Gah Police station in Lee Market causing the wall of police station to collapse injuring two people. While the second blast occurred near Shah Latif Town on National Highway in Malir causing collapse of police station wall injuring three persons.
According to the police, they are still trying to ascertain the type of blast and according to their initial findings it could be a cracker blast
Police, law enforcement agencies and rescue teams rush to the area and cordoned off the areas.
Meanwhile Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain condemning the blast has demanded the government to take serious action against Karachi blasts.
Hussain has also demanded to arrest culprits involved in the recent blasts in metropolis.
MQM chief said that serial blasts in Karachi is a challenged for law enforcement agencies.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has also taken notice of the blasts demanding police officials to submit the reports immediately.
After the blats the security of all the police stations in the city has been tightened.