Blast near Chinese consulate in Karachi

Published Jul 23, 2012 06:59am

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KARACHI: A loud explosion was heard in Karachi’s Clifton area near the shrine of Abdullah Shah Ghazi on Monday, DawnNews reported.

The explosion shattered the windows of buildings in the vicinity and damaged two automobiles and three motorbikes parked near the site of explosion.

The bomb was fitted on a motorbike parked near the Chinese consulate area, SSP South Asif Shaikh said.

No loss of life had been reported, he added.

The nature of explosion and detonator used could not be confirmed as yet.

Police cordoned off the area as investigations went underway.

Adviser to home department, Sharfuddin Memon confirmed the blast while talking to DawnNews and said that information was received of terrorist activities taking place during the month of Ramazan.

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