5 foreign nationals in Karachi suicide attack ‘safe’

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KARACHI: All five foreign nationals, who were travelling in a vehicle attacked by terrorists in Landhi’s Mansehra Colony, were safe and shifted to an undisclosed location, police officials told Geo News on Friday.

According to the police, the vehicle was targeted in a suicide attack in the wake of which two terrorists were killed.

They added that the terrorists were on a bike when they carried out the attack with police also finding a bag filled with grenades and Kalashnikov from the crime scene.

SSP Malir Tariq Mastoi confirmed that it was a suicide attack. The police official said that another vehicle was also damaged in the explosion.

Gunfire sounds were also heard, said the police.

Following the attack, the injured were being shifted to a nearby hospital, they added. Meanwhile, the nationality of the victims has not been ascertained so far.

The law enforcement agency also shared that the foreign nationals were working in the export processing zone.

On the other hand, Jinnah Hospital officials told Geo News that three injured were brought to the medical facility out of which two were critically injured. The injured were identified as Noor Muhammad, Langar Khan and Salman Rafiq.

They also confirmed that no foreign national was injured in the accident.

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