2 Dead and 8 Injured In Bomb Blast In Karachi

SSP Farooq Awan was returning home with his convoy when he was attacked near Gizri graveyard by a bomb blast. He received few injuries and was shifted to a private hospital in DHA where he was treated for his minor injuries.

SSP Farooq Awan is considered as a brave and an honest Police officer, and he is on the hit list of the banned terrorist groups since long. SSP has been the head of Special Investigation Unit (SIU) and has been working against the banned terrorist groups. Right after Farooq Awan received first aid in the hospital, he said that such attack cannot lower the morale of the police.” By the grace of God, I am safe and sound. These cowardly attacks cannot daunt me away from my duties. It has only given our crackdown on the terrorists a forward thrust”,said Awan.

According to the hospital sources two people named Abdul Ghafar and Kalim ullah are declared dead, and 8 people are injured. 50 to 100 kilograms of explosive material might have been used in the bomb blast. The Jandullah group of terrorist claimed the responsibility of the attack.