Blast in Karachi kills 1, injures 4

Karachi: At least one man faced death while four people sustained injuries in a roadside blast on Monday in Malir City, town of Karachi.

The explosion took place in Mohabbat Nagar area near Sheesh Mahal and was planted in a cement block factory.

An eyewitness said that the bomb explosion injured three workers working in block factory adding that the bang of the blast was heard far across the vicinity.

Heavy contingents of police and rangers have reached the spot, cordoning off the area.

Body of dead and injured persons have been rushed to nearby hospital in critical condition, rescue sources said.

The blast created havoc in the area and the local residents came out of their homes. Bomb disposal squad have also reached the spot.

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