Karachi: 6 terrorists equipped with latest weapons open fire on the bus of Ismaili community which causes 47 dead and several injured, near Safoora chowk Karachi. Children and women are also victims of this incident
An eye witness said that about 6 terrorists on motorbikes stied in the bus near Safoora chowk and open indiscriminate speedy fire on the vehicle and dispersed from the place after firing for a long time.
Rescue and security agencies reached the spot after the reports and started their operation. Rescue teams shifted the victims to nearby Abbasi Shaheed hospital where an emergency has been imposed. According to the rescue officials, 47 victims were dead due to severe fire attack while the condition of many injured victims is also critical which are yet under medication. So this can increase the number of deaths in this incident.
Rangers and Police sealed the area and started their investigations. SSP Malir and DIG West also reached the spot for investigation. According to Police bus, was loaded with 65 passengers while the unidentified terrorists started firing after entering the bus. The most passengers belong to the Ismaili community.
Chief minister Sindh orders IG Sindh to arrest the terrorists while Chairman PTI, Ameer Jamat.e.islami, MQM leader Altaf Hussain, Deputy speaker Sindh assembly and many others condemned this incident.