Karachi blast: New developments reported in investigations

Karachi blast: New developments reported in investigations

KARACHI – Investigations have revealed new developments in the Karachi blast on MQM gathering.

Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) officials on Sunday said that Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was used in yesterday’s blast at ‘Mehfil-e-Milad’ event held near Gulistan-e-Johar in Karachi.

The BDS officials visited the bomb site and revealed that the a low intensity improvise explosive device (IED) was exploded in the ‘Mehfil-e-Milad’ event.

Around 250 to 300 grams of explosive material was used in the device.

Inspector General of Police Sindh Syed Kaleem Imam also visited the site of the blast.

Talking to media during his visit, Syed Kaleem Imam said that such incidents aimed to disturb Karachi’s law and order situation.

He said that many people involved in Chinese Consulate attack have been apprehended, adding that the people involved in yesterday’s attack will soon be arrested.