Extortion: Grenade lobbed at cement factory

Eyewitnesses said two armed men on a motorbike lobbed the grenade.


Our Correspondent December 24, 2012

KARACHI: Motorcycle riders lobbed a hand grenade on a cement factory in Quaidabad. Luckily no casualty was reported. Police and rangers reached the spot and cordoned off the area.

Bomb Disposal Squad experts confirmed it was a hand grenade attack. Eyewitnesses said two armed men on a motorbike lobbed the grenade that damaged the gate and wall of the factory.

Imtiaz, a worker at the factory said a similar attack occurred about three weeks ago. SHO Amanullah Marwat said the recent attack was linked to the previous one. He said a group of extortionists was behind the attacks.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 24th, 2012.

 

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