Three injured in restaurant explosion in Karachi
KARACHI: Three people were injured in a blast at a restaurant near Gulshan-e-Iqbal Muskan Chowrangi area.
According to details, an explosion occurred at a restaurant near Gulshan-e-Iqbal Muskan Chorangi in Karachi area, killing three people.
Police and rangers personnel arrived at the scene immediately after the explosion was reported, police say.
According to preliminary investigation, the explosion was not a cylinder, but police denied it and said the explosion happened due to gas leakage.
The incident happened because of the negligence of the restaurant administration; gas was left open in the stove for cooking, which caused it to be filled with smoke, and later a fire broke out.
Two fire brigade vehicles also reached on the spot. A fire tender was found in the restaurant fire and put out while the injured were shifted to the hospital for medical help.