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16 Nov 2018 | 06:40 PM UTC

Pakistan: Blast in Karachi kills two November 16

Pakistan News Alert

Unidentified explosion under the Quaidabad flyover in Karachi kills at least two people and injures ten on November 16; investigation is ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/16/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/17/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Karachi


Police officials are investigating an explosion that occurred under the Quaidabad flyover in Karachi on the evening (local time) of Friday, November 16. According to initial reports, the blast occurred near roadside vendor stalls, killing at least two people and injuring another ten. Power outages were also reported in the area of the explosion. The area has been cordoned off as authorities work to determine the cause of the blast. Localized traffic disruptions are likely in the area.


Individuals in Karachi are advised to avoid the area of the explosion, monitor the situation, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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