Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army claims responsibility for Karachi Saddar Blast
KARACHI: The banned Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army (SRA) has claimed responsibility for yesterday’s blast in Saddar Area of Karachi. A preliminary report of the incident has also been prepared.
One person was killed and 13 others were injured in a bomb blast on Dawood Pota Road in Saddar area last night. The Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army (SRA) has accepted the responsibility of the blast.
The initial report of the Bomb Disposal Squad stated that the explosive material was mounted on a bicycle. The blast contained about two and a half kilograms of explosives and mainly ball bearings were used.
According to CCTV footage, the blast occurred at 10:52 p.m. The video shows a loud explosion as the Coast Guard vehicle approached.
DIG South has confirmed that the explosive material was planted in the bicycle and no institution or any specific vehicle was the target of the blast.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has taken notice of the incident and sought a report on the incident from the Karachi commissioner and additional inspector general.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has expressed sorrow over the death of one person and injury of 13 others in Karachi blast.
Premier Shahbaz Sharif in his statement said that he extended his heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the family of the deceased and prayed for speedy recovery of the injured.
The Prime Minister directed the Chief Minister Sindh to provide best medical facilities to the injured.