A blast was reported in Pakistan's Karachi city on Monday night. As per Pakistani journalist Mughees Ali, the blast killed one woman and injured 12 others. Eyewitnesses said that the sound of the blast could be heard in faraway areas. The blast took place in Karachi's Kharadar area.
The exact cause of the blast is yet to be ascertained with locals suggesting that it could have been caused by an explosive device, Saama TV reported. The Bolton market, the blast site, is a densely populated area and one of the busiest business hubs of the city.
The incident comes weeks after a suicide attack at the Karachi University killed three Chinese teachers and a local last month.