Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Karachi residential area blast kills two

An explosion went off in a vehicle laden with fire works material at Al Noor Society area of Gulberg Town, killing two women and injuring score of people on Tuesday evening.

Human body parts were scattered to nearby houses as the blast was so powerful. Fire brigades reached on the scene talking blaze while area people also thronged to the spot and initiated relief operations along with Ethi and Cheppa volunteers. The blast caused by fire works material kept in the vehicle parked in Ancholi Block near the house as a result its first floor was completely destroyed, Police said. Minor blasts are still happening in the house, said eye witnesses. Chippa sources said the bodies were shifted to hospitals.

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