According to reports, 3 people have been killed and 15 injured in the explosion that occurred in a building near Karachi University’s Maskan gate in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area on Wednesday morning. Rescue operations are underway and the injured have been shifted to hospitals for medical treatment.
Shortly after the blast, local police issued a statement saying that the blast happened due to the explosion of a gas cylinder inside the building, but it was later withdrawn after rescue & investigation teams found traces of explosive materials from the debris of the building. The Police have cordoned off the scene and an investigation into the blast is underway.
More updates awaited.