1 killed, 13 injured as blast hits Karachi
At least one security person was killed and 13 others injured when a blast hit a paramilitary force 's headquarters in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Thursday morning, reported local media Geo.
The blast took place at about 7:00 a.m. local time near a main gate of a headquarters of Rangers, a paramilitary force in Pakistan, in the Nazimabad area of Karachi.
Local Urdu TV channel Express said that it was a suicide car bomb attack, but there is no official confirmation about the nature of the blast yet.
Following the blast, part of the headquarters building collapsed and caught fire. Rescue work is under way.
All the injured have been shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in the city. Hospital sources said that nine people were critically injured and the death toll could further rise.
One suspect has been arrested in the search operation, said police.