Suparco bus attack in Karachi: 39 suspects arrested
KARACHI: Police have captured at least 39 suspected people during overnight raids in various areas of the metropolis in the wake of devastating bombing of Suparco bus yesterday, SAMAA reports Thursday. Police conducted raids in different areas of the city including Muwachh Goth, Orangi Town, Mouchko, Saeedabad, Baldia Town, Hub River Road, Ittehad Town and Site Area. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) West Amir Farouqi, the interrogation is in progress with the captured people in police custody.
It should be mentioned here that an explosion ripped through a bus carrying employees of country’s space agency – Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) – killing two and injuring more than 20 of them.
The bus carrying 40 SUPARCO employees, was hit in Mawach Goth at around 4.45 pm, SSP Amir Farooqi told.