At least one policeman was injured while several vehicles were damaged when unidentified men hurled three hand grenades within the span of just two hours at Mobina Town Police Station in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town, Karimabad area of Liaquatabad Town and North Nazimabad in Karachi on Friday.
According to Express News, around five unidentified suspects, riding motorbikes, hurled a hand grenade at the main gate of the Mobina Town Police Station in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town and within two hours of the attack another two hand grenades were hurled at a bridge in Karimabad area of Liaquatabad Town and a private school in North Nazimabad area.
Police suspect involvement of the same group of suspects behind all such attacks, Karachi Police chief Mushtaq Sukhera said.
This is not the first time that suspects have targeted law enforcers conducting the Karachi operation against terrorists.
The attacks come days after a check-post of the Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) was damaged after a home-made cracker exploded near it in the city’s District Central on Sunday evening. At around 7pm, the bomb exploded at the paramilitary force’s checkpoint near Gujjar Nullah in Nazimabad area.
Though the blast damaged the post, no loss of life was reported. Following the incident, a large contingent of law enforcers, including the Rangers, police and the bomb disposal squad, reached the site, and cordoned off the area to collect evidence.