Karachi : A blast in Defence area injured two people here on Monday. The blast took place at 10 AM in the early morning.. The nature of the blast is yet to be found. The blast targeted a petrol pump in Khayaban-e-Ittehad. According to media reports fire broke out in the mini mart of Pertol pump which causes the explosion. Rescue officials reached to the scene where the fire was put out shortly.
After the blast people in the area got panicked and tension was seen among the people. Police also reached the incident place and started investigation. Four people were injured in the blast, three of them were taken to nearby hospital in Qayyumabad while another one with severe injuries was shifted to Jinnah Hospital.
Dr Seemi Jamali told media that the 23-year-old Hashmatullah is critically injured as he he has received third degree burn injuries. He said that in the next few hours’ condition of the patient may improve.
By Rumaisa Yousufi