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Grenade attack causes severe injuries to 39 people

Thirty-nine people got injured in a grenade attack on a rally in Pakistan's Karachi.

Grenade attack causes severe injuries to 39 people

The grenade attack on the rally in Pakistan’s Karachi took place on Wednesday as told by the officials. They also said that the attack was on the political rally, the Jamaat-I-Islamically.

The blast took place in the Gulshan-i-Iqbal area near the main truck that was a part of the rally. At the same time, two motorcycles lobbed the grenade, as told by the Jamaat-I-Islami spokesperson. This information was also confirmed by a senior police official Sajid Sadozai, who also claimed that it was an RGD-1 grade grenade.

The Pakistan’s political Karachi rally was taken out by Jamaat-I-Islami in order to mark the first anniversary of India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2019.

The responsibility of the rally attack was taken through social media by Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army (SRA) who is a banned outfit in Pakistan.

Meeran Yousuf, the media coordinator to the Sindh Health Minister told that only one person was in a critical situation and no deaths have been reported so far.

Five of the injured people were taken to Al Mustafa Hospital, and seven of them were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate medical center (JPMC), and eleven of them to Aga Khan university hospital and rest ten of them to Liaquat National Hospital. This was told by Meeran Yousuf herself.

According to the news reporters, Meeran Yousuf was found saying that a majority of the people who got injured received “very minor injuries", while some of them were discharged after preliminary medical treatment.

It was also reported that the explosion, which took place near Bait-ul-Mukaram masjid, also shattered the windows of nearby cars causing a lot of damage.

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