Pakistan: Woman killed in Khalid Bin Waleed Road explosion in Karachi

18th Dec 2013


KARACHI, (The News): A woman was killed while another sustained injuries when an explosion occurred at Khalid Bin Waleed Road near Tariq Road, followed by gun shots Wednesday morning, Geo News reported.


According to police, two suspected female suicide bombers tried to enter an imambargah situated on Khalid Bin Waleed Road today morning. The security staff tried to restrict the women from entering the vicinity during which the explosives carried by one of the women went off with a blast, killing one woman.


The other woman was injured while the number of injured persons is expected to rise.


Gun shots were also fired after the blast.


Nearby buildings and vehicles were damaged due to the blast.


Police is further investigating the matter while the area was cordoned off.

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