Pakistan: Blast near Election Commission office ahead of Feb 8 polls, says report

A blast occurred near Pakistan’s Election Commission office in Karachi on Friday, local media reported. Pakistan’s ARY News cited police sources as saying that no casualties were reported in the incident.

The report further quoted Karachi Police as saying that a bomb disposal squad had been summoned to the blast site while the nature of the explosion is yet to be ascertained.

Also, it is said that the explosive materials were kept in a shopping bag adjacent to the poll panel office in Karachi.

This is a developing story. It will be updated.

Published By:

Srishti Jha

Published On:

Feb 2, 2024

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