A blast in Karachi’s Saddar area has killed one person and has left 13 people injured, Geo News reported Thursday.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) South Sharjeel Kharal said that the blast also damaged several cars and shattered the windows of nearby buildings, adding that the nature of the blast is being probed.
He added that the injured have been shifted to Jinnah Hospital.
An emergency has been imposed in all public hospitals of Karachi, while sources at the Jinnah Hospital said that the condition of four individuals is serious.
Hospital sources added that the people brought to the hospital have sustained injuries caused by ball-bearings.
Administrator Karachi Murtaza Wahab reached Jinnah Hospital to inquire after the injured of the blast, where he was given a briefing regarding medical treatment being given to the injured.
Murtaza Wahab directed the administration to ensure the best medical facilities for the injured.