10kg bomb defused on Super Highway, Karachi

The bomb was placed in an iron box along with 3kg ball bearings on a busy service lane.


Web Desk August 29, 2013
The bomb was placed in an iron box along with 3kg ball bearings on a busy service lane. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: A 10 kilo bomb was defused near Gana Mandi on Super Highway, Karachi, on Thursday, Express News reported.

The bomb was placed in an iron box along with 3kg ball bearings and the iron box was buried in the sand on a busy service lane.

According to initial details, the bomb was made of explosives weighing 5kg. A timed-device was reportedly attached to the bomb. Later, the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) confirmed that the bomb weighed 10kg.

Around noon, some local people informed the Sohrab Goth Police Station SHO about a suspicious iron box lying near the road.

The target could not be ascertained. Security officials also started a search operation in the nearby area.

Around 200 police personnel were present at the scene.

COMMENTS (4)

Ishrat salim | 8 years ago | Reply

@al: You are right and the increase in negative activity in LOC is the reason for this.....many people may not agree to my opinion, but I think I am right.....

Abid P. Khan | 8 years ago | Reply

@Web Desk: "Around 200 police personnel were present at the scene." . Once 200 policemen are needed to dispose off one 10 kg explosive, the rest are are guarding the VIPs, there's a crying need for recruiting more of them.

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