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Three grenade attacks in Karachi, two children injured

Three grenade attacks were carried out on Friday in Karachi within two hours, injuring two children.

Three grenade attacks in Karachi-AVThe first attack was carried out on Mubina Town police station where known bikers hurled a hand grenade at the building around 9:20am.

Police said the grenade landed inside the police station, partially damaging a police vehicle. Official said no policeman was injured.

A search operation was underway in the area to track down the miscreants, police claimed.

In the second attack, miscreants threw a ‘ball bomb’ outside Apwa Government College in Karimabad area. The low-intensity blast caused no casualties.

Both the attacks occurred within one hour.

Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) said it was a 250-gram ‘ball bomb’. Ball bearings used in the locally-made bomb were also collected from the scene.

The third attack was reported in North Nazimabad area outside a private school. Police said two schoolchildren were wounded.

According to sources, terrified children were told to duck down by school officials after the bomb went off. Though no loss of life or property was reported in the incident.

Separately, Ranges carried out a search operation in Nazimabad area near Gujjar Nullah, arresting at least five suspects.

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