Blast hits Pakistan Navy bus, third in a week
KARACHI: Three people have been killed and fifteen injured when a bomb targeted a Pakistan Navy bus near PAF Museum on Shahrah-e-Faisal in Karsaz area of the metropolis, Geo News reported.
Pakistan Navy spokesman confirmed the deaths in the third attack on the navy in less than a week. According to the hospital sources, a lieutenant, lady doctor and a passerby were killed.
The bomb was placed in a gutter near the petrol pump and blasted when the bus crossed Karsaz Bridge on Shahrah-e-Faisal. The rescue teams have reached the spot.
On Tuesday morning, two buses of the Pakistan Navy were targeted when two bombs exploded near them. Four personnel of the Pakistan Navy, including a lady doctor and a junior officer, were killed while around 56 others sustained injuries.
After the almost simultaneous explosions in Defence Housing Authority and Mauripur, personnel of the bomb disposal squad defused another bomb weighing about 10 kgs placed at the Northern Bypass and saved precious lives.