Karachi University blast: Four, including a Chinese national, were killed.
Three Chinese nationals and a Pakistani driver were killed in an explosion. source: samaa.tv

Four people were killed, including three Chinese national, and several others were injured when a van exploded on the premises of the University of Karachi. Furthermore, the blast happened at 1:52 pm in a van near the Confucius Institute – a Chinese language teaching center at the University of Karachi. Following the incident, paramedics rushed to the scene, surrounded the area, and began rescue operations.

Police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon:

Karachi police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon said CCTV footage showing women wearing a burqa might be involved in the suicide blast. The three Chinese national dead included the director of the Chinese-built Confucius Institute, which offered Chinese-language classes, and two teachers. The fourth person killed was a Pakistani van driver.

Enough security arrangements:

Karachi police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon said the bomb disposal unit would determine the cause and soon release a report. He said it was too early to tell who caused the explosion. However, four injured people were treated at various hospitals, and the bodies were taken to Chippa mortuary. The police official lamented that the dead were teachers – three foreigners and one Pakistani. Furthermore, the metropolis police chief said “adequate security arrangements” for varsity, and if that happened, it would be reviewed and dealt with.

CM Sindh takes notice :

Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah ordered the deputy commissioner East and Superintendent of Police east to reach the blast scene. Moreover, he has ordered the injured to be taken to Dow University Hospital, near Karachi University. CM instructed officials to ensure the provision of all facilities to avoid casualties. Furthermore, he also asked the Karachi commissioner to provide a detailed report of the explosion.CM Murad Ali Shah also reached out to the Chinese Consulate and told the consul general about the blast at Karachi University.

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