KARACHI BLAST

  • Pakistan: Blasts in Quetta, Karachi kill 7, 60 injured April 24, 2013

    Islamabad: Seven persons were killed and over 60 others injured in five bomb attacks in the Pakistani cities of Quetta and Karachi on Tuesday, including one that was carried out by a suicide bomber who was trying to target the minority Shia Hazara community. The suicide attacker detonated his explosivesladen truck...
  • Pakistan: Powerful blast in Karachi kills 3 January 1, 2013

    Karachi: A powerful bomb went off at a busy intersection in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing three people and injuring at least 50, witnesses and police officials said. The blast occurred at Ayesha Manzil intersection, located a short distance from Jinnah Ground where the Muttahida Qaumi...
  • Blast near Chinese consulate in Karachi, 2 injured July 23, 2012

    Karachi: Two persons, including a paramilitary personnel, were injured on Monday in a lowintensity blast near the Chinese consulate in this Pakistani port city, police said. Police officials told the media that a bomb was planted on a motorcycle parked near a building located adjacent to the consulate in Clifton...
  • 22 killed in Karachi blast; hospital bombed February 5, 2010

    Karachi: A suspected suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed 12 Shi'ites in Pakistan's commercial capital on Friday, followed hours later by a blast at a hospital where the wounded were being treated which killed as many as 10 people. The violence is bound to raise further questions about the...
  • 10 killed in bomb attacks on Shias in Pak cities December 27, 2009

    Islamabad: Two nearsimultaneous terror strikes on Sunday targeted Shia religious gatherings in Karachi and Muzaffarabad, killing at least 10 people and injuring nearly 100. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives when police guards prevented him from entering the Pir Alam Shah Bukhari imambargah or Shia prayer hall in Muzaffarabad, the...
  • Car bomb, clashes kill 30 people in Pakistan May 22, 2009

    Islamabad: At least 30 people died in the ongoing military offensive against the Taliban in northwest Pakistan and an explosion outside a cinema Friday that is believed to be in retaliation to the army operation. The fresh violence came as the UN appealed for $543 million in aid to help the...
  • Benazir en routed for prayers at Larkana October 27, 2007

    Karachi: Days after the assassination attempt that killed 139 people, PPP leader Benazir Bhutto landed at Sukkur airport from where she will head to her hometown, Larkana. Ecstatic workers of the Pakistan People's Party chanted "Prime Minister Benazir" and forced their way into the airport building as Benazir's plane landed. "Ours is...
  • Pak Govt may ban political rallies before elections October 23, 2007

    New Delhi: Pakistani government has indicated that it could ban political rallies ahead of the parliamentary elections, in the backdrop of the Karachi twin blasts last week which targeted former premier Benazir Bhutto. Meanwhile, Interior Minister Aftab Sherpao has rejected Benazir Bhutto's demand seeking foreign assistance in investigating the Karachi...
  • Violence continues in Karachi, even after blasts October 20, 2007

    Karachi: Three days after the bomb blasts which rocked Karachi, sporadic instances of violence and tensions have erupted in the tense port city. Random incidents were reported from Safoora Goth, University Road, Sachal Goth, Mauripur Road and Gadap area. Angry PPP supporters bearing the partys red, black and green standard burnt...