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2 policemen killed during hand grenade explosion in Karachi

KARACHI: Two policemen on Wednesday died and two others wounded in a grenade explosion inside the police headquarters in the port city’s Garden area.

The explosion took place inside the ammunition depot of the police headquarters, resulting in the deaths of two personnel, the Police said.

According to hospital sources, one of the policemen succumbed to his injuries at the spot while one other died while being treated at the hospital. “Two cops are being treated for serious wounds,” they said.

“The incident occurred at Garden police headquarters,” the police said and identified the deceased cops as Shahzad and Sabir. The injured have been identified as sub-inspector Saeed, and Gohar.

The police said that they have cordoned off the incident site and a bomb disposal squad has been summoned to ascertain how the grenade went off at the arms depot in the police headquarters.

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