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BDU suggests detonator triggered mysterious explosion in Karachi

KARACHI, Dec 19 (DNA): As one more wounded turns up on Saturday from a
mysterious explosion the previous night on Napier Road, police say it is
due to the detonator going off.

According to the Bomb Disposable Unit (BDU), the initial reports suggest
the explosion was due to the detonator blowing up.

The BDU has shared with the police its findings so far and the latter
have decided to book the FIR on the state’s authority.

It may be noted that earlier yesterday, a strange Napier Road explosion
eventuating late into the night reportedly injured two people according
to the rescue sources.

According to the details on the development, a mysterious explosion has
injured one Babar and Daniyal, rescue personnel taking to the event told

The injured sustained chest and neck wounds due to splinters ricocheting
as the mysterious explosion went off.

At the time of explosion, the wounded were keeping themselves warm
lighting bonfire, the Senior Superintendent of City district said. He
added the probe is underway to make out what caused the explosion and
whether it was an accident.


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