Pakistan: Death toll in Karachi truck grenade attack rises to 13

The death toll in the hand grenade attack on a mini-truck in Karachi on Saturday night has now climbed up to 13.

All the 13 people belonged to the same family and were returning from a wedding reception when their vehicle was targeted with a hand-grenade in the Mawach Goth area of Baldia Town. The dead included women and children while the eight were injured, three of them seriously and were being treated at the Civil Hospital.

Additional IG and Karachi police chief Imran Yaqoob Minhas said the police were investigating the grenade hit from all angles including personal enmity and terrorism. He said the victim family originally belonged to Swat and was residing in the Landhi area of Karachi.

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Source: Daily Times