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Pakistan: 7 injured in blast at football ground in Karachi

Seven people were injured in an explosion during a football match on Tuesday at a sports ground in Karachi's Hub area.
Pakistan: 7 injured in blast at football ground in Karachi

Seven people were injured in an explosion during a football match on Tuesday at a sports ground in Karachi's Hub area.

According to the police, the final of a football tournament was taking place at a ground in Hub's Allahabad neighbourhood when the explosion occurred, reported Geo News.

The wounded were taken to Government Jam Ghulam Qadir Hospital, said police, adding that a bomb disposal squad had been called to the site and the area cordoned off.

The police said an initial probe shows that a remote-controlled device was used to detonate the explosive that was hidden where spectators were seated, reported Geo News.

Earlier on Tuesday, 14 people were injured in an explosion during a football match in Balochistan.

The local police informed that unidentified miscreants planted an improvised explosive device (IED) next to the wall of the football ground which exploded during a match.

Police have registered a case has been against the unidentified persons. So far, no terror outfit has taken the responsibility for the blast.

( With inputs from ANI )

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Pakistan: 7 injured in blast at football ground in Karachi
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