Bomb defused in Karachi's Kemari area

Published: May 7, 2014
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Express News screengrab of the site from where the bomb was found.

Express News screengrab of the site from where the bomb was found.

KARACHI: A bomb disposal squad defused a bomb found from the Kemari area of Karachi on Wednesday, Express News reported.

It was planted in the oil tanker terminal and the oil tanker, next to which the bomb was planted, was empty.

Around 10 to 12 kilogrammes of explosive material was used in the bomb.

Police and Rangers personnel reached the site and cordoned off the area.

 

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  • May 7, 2014 - 8:32PM

    First and foremost, it brings great joy to know that the terrorists were prevented from succeeding in their evil mission. The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) deserves all the praise for foiling the attempt to take innocent lives. It is safe to say that they surely saved many lives in the process. We commend their bravery in dismantling terrorists attempt to bring chaos and mayhem in the region. The series of attacks in recent weeks prove that the terrorists remain focused on disrupting our peace efforts in the region. The seriousness of the situation also requires our nations to remain vigilant against those who threaten the safety of our citizens. Our forces are working side by side on both sides of the border, and we have full trust in Pakistani government’s ability to negate the threat of terrorism from the country.

    Ali Khan
    Digital Engagement Team, USCENTCOM

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