Karachi: One killed, six wounded in hand grenade attack near Ehsaas Programme centre in Liaqatabad

Officials are investigating the incident.


A hand grenade attack near an Ehsaas Programme centre killed one and wounded six on Friday, in Karachi’s Liaqatabad area.

According to the Superintendent of Police Central Aslam Rao the incident occurred at a college in Liaquatabad No 10, where cash was being distributed among the needy under Ehsaas Programme.

An identified men threw hand grande attack men threw a hand grenade at the gate of the college from a flyover and fled from the site. That caused damage to a Rangers’ vehicle parked nearby and also left a Rangers officer wounded.

The other wounded included those people who had gathered to withdraw cash under the programme.

The area has been cordend off and investigation is underway.



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