At least 6 people reported to be injured in a blast which occurred in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area, Karachi, Saturday night in late hours.
According to D.I.G Karachi(East) Aamir Farooqui, it was a cracker attack on Mehfil-e-Milad, cracker was thrown packed in a box, 6 people have been injured.
The latest news also claim that a bomb was fix in a plant-pot nearby the stage. Thankfully no casualty was reported. According to the Police the gathering was being held without taking prior permission from relevant authorities.
According to the news source, IT minister Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and MQM- Pakistan leader Khwaja Izhar were in attendance at the event. The injured person include coordinator of Khaild Maqbool Siddiqui and driver of Khwaja Izhar. The injured were taken the nearby hospital.
After the incident Police and Rangers officials rushed at the spot, bomb disposal squad was also called at the location.
The area near Perfume Chowk has been cordon down. And law enforcement agencies are conducting search operation in nearby area including building.