Karachi: No less than six folks sustained accidents in an explosion close to Fragrance Chowk, Gulistan-e-Johar, police and rescuers mentioned.
MQM-P chief Faisal Subzwari took to Twitter shortly after blast saying the blast occurred at Mehfil Milad-e-Mustafa (PBUH) organized by his social gathering in Gulistan-e-Johar.
He mentioned a number of MQM employees injured.
MQM-P Convenor Khalid Maqbool, Khawaja Izharul Hassan and others narrowly escaped, he added.
Speaking to media after the blast, Khawaja Izhar mentioned, “Explosion occurred on our proper aspect. Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and different Rabitta Committee members are secure.”
Izhar additionally confirmed that Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and he himself have been current on the stage when the blast rocked the Milad-e-Mustafa (PBUH).
Police sources mentioned the blast was a cracker assault and it was hurled in direction of the stage of the Milad.
Karachi East SP has confirmed that motorcyclists threw a cracker on the gathering.
All of the injured have been rushed to the hospital and the legislation enforcement companies have cordoned of the world.