Karachi school comes under grenade attack

Seven miscreants - riding motorbikes – threaten residents, school staff

Web Desk February 03, 2015
Seven miscreants - riding motorbikes - threaten residents, school staff. PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

KARACHI: At least seven unidentified assailants hurled two hand grenades at a school situated in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Express News reported on Tuesday.

Allegedly retaliating to government's decision to hang terror convicts, the miscreants - riding motorbikes – threatened the residents and school staff early morning.

The assailants also left a threat letter before escaping from the scene.

Threat letter. PHOTO: SHAFAQ ATIQ

No casualties were reported as schoolchildren were not present at the institution.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Rabita Committee condemned the grenade attack and criticised the government for failing to take effective security measures in the city.

Police and Rangers were also deployed in the area soon after the incident and Director-General (DG) Rangers Bilal Akbar also visited the site of the attack.

Further, Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah took notice of the incident and sought a report from the inspector general in this regard.

Meanwhile, three people were also injured in a grenade attack in Karachi’s SITE area.

Police cordoned off the area soon after the attack that essentially targeted Rangers.


Saif | 6 years ago | Reply

@I am a Khan: always in denial mode... no wonder Pak is in a mess !

Lord of the Ring | 6 years ago | Reply

Express Channel reported today that the policemen that were posted at the school immediately flew the school once the senior officers finished their visit. Karachi Police is brimming over with people from interior Sinned province who have come to Karachi for the only goal of looting the people and this city they have no interest or intention of safeguarding them. Secondly most of these policemen are deployed to protect the Wadera Corruption Party thugs and other criminals.

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