3 killed in gas explosion in Karachi

Three people including one woman two children have been killed in a  in a gas cylinder explosion in Karachi’s Mosamyat area on Wednesday (today).

The explosion occurred inside a shop near residential apartment at Mosamyat, confirmed by the rescue officials.

The blast was so intense that three shops along with a parked vehicle got damaged. The teams of rescue and Police reached the place of explosion after being informed about the blast and shifted the dead bodies  and injured to a nearby hospital.

The bomb disposal squad has also been called up too and further investigations into the incident are going on.

According to SP Muhammad Maroof Usman, the explosion might have been caused due to leakage in LPG cylinder(s).

The deceased have been identified as Saadia (mother) and her two children Fatima and Abdullah.

Director Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) Seemi Jamali has confirmed that the hospital has also received the body of a woman killed in the blast.