At least 10 people including women and children were killed and several others injured in an explosion inside a truck in Baldia Town’s Moach Goth area of Karachi on Saturday.
As per initial reports, the incident occurred in a truck when family was travelling after attending a wedding.
Soon after the explosion, police and rescue officials reached the spot.
The bodies and injured people were rushed to local hospital for medico-legal formalities.
According to police, the nature of the blast is being determined and a bomb disposal squad has also reached the spot.
Police have cordoned off the area and launched investigation into the incident.
SSP Kemari Fida Hussain said that a bomb disposal squad was called for further investigation into the blast.
According to SSP Kemari, a search operation is underway in the area. The incident seems to be an incident of extremism, while the bullet marks on the truck are also being examined.