Five Japanese escape unhurt in suicide bomb attack in Pakistan

Story by  ANI | Posted by  Tripti Nath | Date 19-04-2024
The vehicle that was targeted in a suicide bomb attack in Karachi
The vehicle that was targeted in a suicide bomb attack in Karachi


Karachi (Pakistan)

A vehicle carrying five Japanese autoworkers, was targeted by a suicide bomber on Friday in Karachi's Landhi area, Dawn News reported quoting the police. While the Japanese nationals escaped unhurt in the incident, the terrorists who were involved in carrying out the attack, were killed.
The Deputy Inspector General (DIG) East, Azfar Mahesar, told Dawn that the the incident occured near Murtaza Chorangi in Landhi, adding that the five foreign nationals were travelling in a Hiace van.
"All five Japanese remained safe. However, the private security guard with them was injured," he said.
"No one has claimed responsibility so far," the DIG said, adding that the vehicle carrying the Japanese nationals, was bullet-proof.
In a related development, Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah gave the inspector general instructions to investigate the incident and produce a report that included information on the terrorists' identities, origins, and any accomplices they may have had, as well as specifics about the explosives used in the explosion.
He gave the order to make quick plans for the foreign nationals' security in the nation.
Further details are awaited.