Referring to their sources in the representatives of the local authorities, the AGence France-Presse news agency reports that at least eighteen people were killed as a result of the Karachi (Pakistan) in the city of Karachi (Pakistan) and a hundred more were injured of varying severity. Earlier, the Pakistani authorities reported only five dead and forty wounded. Responsibility for the deed was assumed by the radical Islamist group “Taliban”.
The explosion occurred on November eleventh near the criminal police building, which is located in the city center. He was produced by armed militants using a mined car left near the building. As a result of the explosion, the building was completely destroyed, and a five -meter funnel formed next to it. Before bringing the bomb into action, the Taliban opened fire. The exact number of militants who participated in the attack is not reported.
Note that Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan, as well as its business capital. The terrorist attack occurred near the strongly guarded building of the American consulate, two high -class expensive hotels and the complex, which includes several state buildings. It was also reported that the buildings located nearby were also damaged by the explosion.
The representative of the local authorities said that during the explosion in the building of the Pakistani criminal police were not arrested for important matters. Among the victims who died as a result of the explosion, there are women – the women’s police station was located in the building. Some media and representatives of the authorities compare the current terrorist attack with the attack on the Marriott five -star hotel in Islamabad in Islamabad. Then about sixty people died during the explosion.