KARACHI: (HRNW) A loud explosion on Wednesday morning caused collapse of a portion of building in Gulshan Iqbal leaving at least five persons dead and 20 injured.
The Police and Rangers personnel reached to the area and inquiring into the nature of the blast.
The incident took place in a building near Abul Hassan Asfahani road Gulshan Iqbal, leaving a portion of the four-storey building collapse.
Loud blast rocked the area in the morning and impact of the explosion shattered windowpanes of the nearby buildings, according to witnesses.
A spokesman of Rangers stated that the area has been sealed and the bomb disposal squad has been called to inquire into the nature of the explosion.
Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has taken notice of the Maskan Chowrangi blast and summoned a detailed report of the incident from the Commissioner Karachi.