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Women, children among 10 killed in Karachi blast

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.

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