A bomb blast is heard in a apartment on Khayaban-e-Bukhari in DHA Karachi (Phase 6). According to a source, blast took place inside a flat on the fourth floor of the multi-storey apartment. 2 injured are reported uptill now. No casualties were reported so far. All four persons residing in the apartment managed to escape before arrival of the police.
Update: After bomb disposal squad inspection, it is revealed that the recovered matter from the flat was a chemical and not a explosive material.
SSP Special Investigation Unit Raja Umar Khattab said that “The explosion took place due to a reaction of chemicals which were being used by suspects. He added that initial investigations had revealed that the suspects were possibly processing narcotics in the apartment.”
The SSP added that “They had information about four suspects who were living in the flat in addition to a six year old girl. He said that the suspects used a black Toyota Corolla car (Reg. No. 747). He ruled out any terrorist activity.” [Source Tribune, Samaa]
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