Two injured in Karachi blast near Chinese consulate

Jul 23, 2012, 16:46 IST | Agencies

A bomb explosion near the Chinese consulate in Karachi's Clifton area injured two people today.

Two people were injured when a bomb exploded near the Chinese consulate in Karachi's upmarket Clifton area today.

The blast took place around 11.30 am.

The bomb was fit on a motorbike parked near a road barrier set up in front of the consulate, reports said.

One of the injured was a member of a paramilitary force.

A consulate staff said no Chinese were injured in the attack. Two vehicles were damaged.

A bomb disposal squad said about 8 to 10 kg of explosives were used to trigger the blast.

Clifton area is where former Pakistani president Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's mansion is located. 

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