Four people, including three Chinese nationals, were killed while several others sustained injuries in a car explosion on the premises of the University of Karachi. Several rangers officials have also reportedly sustained injuries. The explosion was initially reported to have been caused by a gas cylinder. However, the police later said that the blast could have been a suicide attack.
Two of the injured have been identified as Chinese national Wang Yuqing and a guard named Hamid. Meanwhile, three people are said to be in critical condition, per sources.
Meanwhile, Karachi Police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon said that according to the initial investigation, a burqa-clad woman may be involved in the suicide blast.
“The police have obtained the CCTV footage of the blast and it is currently being analysed,” Haider said, adding that it is being ascertained whether the burqa-clad woman seen in the footage was the suicide bomber or not,” said the DIG.
Source: Geo TV