5 injured in hand grenade attack
KARACHI: Five labourers were injured when armed motorcyclists hurled a hand grenade at a rice godown in Mawach Goth within the jurisdiction of Mauripur police station here on Wednesday. The incident caused panic and fear in the locality. A heavy contingent of law enforcers as well as bomb disposal squad rushed to the scene and collected evidences.
Police officials said that two armed men riding a motorcycle hurled a hand grenade at the godown that injured Arshad Niazi, Hazoor Bakhsh, Mukhtiar, Abdul Ghaffar and Shabbir. The injured were shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi. Police officials said that Lyari gangsters had demanded extortion from the godown owner but on his refusal, they attacked his godown.