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Blast kills at least 10 people in Pakistan's Multan


Blast kills at least 10 people in Pakistan's Multan

Pakistan, Sep 14 (ANI): At least ten people were killed and 43 wounded when an explosion occurred after a motorbike hit a rickshaw in the Punjab city of Multan in Pakistan. Police said it appeared that the motorbike had been rigged with explosives.

The powerful blast destroyed the rickshaw and other vehicles parked nearby. Buildings close to the incident were also damaged.

The people wounded by the blast were rushed in ambulances to the nearby Nishtar hospital. According to local media reports, a hospital spokesperson confirmed that 43 wounded people had been brought to hospital.

Some of the dead had been burnt beyond recognition, he added. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed grief over the loss of life and directed authorities to provide special medical care to those injured, according to statements released by his office.

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