At least six people including a young girl were killed when two bombs went off in a busy commercial area in Karachi on Tuesday, September 18, police and hospital officials said. The bombs went off in quick succession in the usually crowded Hyderi Market in central Karachi during the evening rush hour, police officer Azam Khan said. (Read more at: http://dawn.com/2012/09/18/blasts-reported-near-karachi-shopping-mall/)
Earlier today, a roadside bomb ripped through a passenger bus carrying Shia Muslim pilgrims in southwestern Pakistan killing at least two people and wounding about a dozen, officials said. Initially, security sources said that four people were killed by the attack but Deputy commissioner Mastung confirmed the killings of two people. (Read more at: http://dawn.com/2012/09/18/bomb-blast-kills-at-least-four-near-quetta/) - Photos by AFP
Local residents gather at the site of a bomb explosion in Karachi on September 18, 2012.
Security officials guard the site of the bomb explosion.
People carry the body of a blast victim to a hospital.
A man moruns near the body of a blast victim.
Relatives of blast victims arrive at a hospital.
Pakistani security officials and local residents gather beside the wreckage of a destroyed passenger bus following a bomb explosion in Mastung district, about 25 kilometres south of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province on September 18, 2012.
Volunteers search for blast victims in the wreckage of the destroyed passenger bus.
Volunteers search for blast victims.