DSP among four killed in Karachi blast
26 January, 2013
KARACHI: At least four people, including a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) and two policemen, were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Bakhtawar Goth, New Muzaffarabad Colony.
An official said that an explosion occurred in Kachra Kundi at around 8:03pm. Police high ups came to the blast scene to determine the loss and nature of the explosion.
Meanwhile, ambulances of different welfare organisations also rushed to the crime scene. No harm was done in the first blast, and the officials were busy in collecting evidences from the site when a second bomb went off, injuring 19 people, including a DSP, SHO and locals. JPMC Director Emergency Seemi Jamali confirmed to our sources death of four people, including a DSP, a police guard and a passerby.
Qaim condemns blasts, seeks report
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah Thursday strongly condemned blasts in Landhi which killed one DSP and two policemen and directed IG Sindh Police to immediately submit report about the incident.
He also issued directives to ensure strict security arrangements for Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) in the entire province.
The chief minister expressed profound grief over the death of DSP Kamal Khan Maghan and other police officials in the blasts and condoled with bereaved families over the loss of their dear ones.
Qaim also instructed law enforcing agencies to keep strict vigil over the activities of miscreants.
He directed hospital authorities to provide all possible medical treatment to the injured.