15 injure in a cracker blast


HYDERABAD, Feb 19 (APP): Fifteen persons, including a child, were
injured in a cracker explosion carried out near Abdul Wahab Shah Jeelani flyover on Sunday.
Talking to media on the site of the blast, SSP Irfan Baloch informed
that unknown attackers hurled the explosive from the flyover on to the shops selling used shoes and escaped.
The SSP linked the attack to Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz, a banned
outfit, telling that the group had called a strike for Monday.
The sources of Civil Hospital, meanwhile, confirmed that 15 injured
persons had been received.
In charge Bomb Disposal Squad Ramzan Panhwar informed that the
explosive weighed around 10 grams. He added that pellets which look like ball bearings were used in the explosive.