Blast at cable operator's office kills three
16 March, 2013
KARACHI: A remote controlled bomb at a television network office in Karachi killed three people and wounded five others, officials said on Friday.
The explosive device, which went off on late Thursday, was planted in a bag near the gate of the cable network operator's office in a poor area in the east of the city, police said.
"Somebody put a bag filled with explosives near the gate of the cable operator's office and exploded it through remote control," senior police official Naeem Baroka told AFP. "Three people were killed and five others wounded."
Another police official, Raja Umer Khitab, said two kilogrammes of explosives were used. "Two shops near the cable operator office were also damaged by the impact," he said.