Karachi: 2 police stations attacked with hand grenades, 1 culprit held
KARACHI: Unidentified armed pillion riders, in span of half an hour on Wednesday, night hurled two hand grenades at Shah Faisal Police station and Baloch Colony areas, respectively. In the first incident, unidentified armed pillion riders threw a hand grenade at Shah Faisal Police Station and vanished. As a result, the hand grenade exploded with the loud bang outside the police station, causing panic and uncertainty in the vicinity.
SHO Naseem Farooqi said that the explosion partially damaged the wall of police station and also the windows of the nearby houses. Following the attack, a heavy contingents of law enforcement agencies arrived at the scene to determine its nature. The law enforcers cordoned off the area and beefed up the security. The SHO further said that no one was injured in the attack. In another attack, armed riders threw a locally made grenade at Baloch Colony police station and fled. The grenade went off with a big bang SHO Chauhdary Saleem said the hand grenade fell inside the police station and damaged the wall and roof of the police station; however, no one was reported to be injured. Following the incident, a heavy contingent of LEAs rushed to the site. The BDS experts were also summoned. Meanwhile, SSP East Imran Shaukat said that one of the culprits was arrested and identified as Sabir Hussain, son of Ghulam Hussain who was injured during the attack and his accomplice took him to private hospital situated in PIA township and was later moved to JPMC.