Bomb Blast at Nishtar Park

BREAKING NEWS (7:25pm) A bomb blast has been just reported at Nishtar Park during a public meeting. The bomb exploded near the stage of the event and initial reports of a large number of casualties are coming in.

Update 10:40pm: There are reports of 47 deaths and upward of 50 injured

20 Comments so far

  1. misha (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 9:17 pm

    37 dead and 50 injured reported so far, according to Geo. What kind of human beings would so such a thing, and that too on a day like this?


  2. Inspirex (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 9:18 pm

    As at 8:15 pm, over 30 persons confirmed dead. Several injured.
    Blood badly needed at liaqat national, jpmc and civil hospitals.


  3. Inspirex (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 9:21 pm

    Updated figure, 40 dead.
    Renowned philanthropist Hanif Billoo also feared dead, several religious scholars injured.


  4. Gibran (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 9:23 pm

    I can’t believe this one. This is horrible! It happened while they were praying namaz for the Holy Prophet (PBUH)’s birthday. The bomb was said to be present under the stage where they were praying Maghrib namaz.

    I know you can’t always trust these initial reports but they say 40 dead, 50 wounded. Lets see what the real number is but its bad either way.

    I mean COME ON! Disgusting. Not that I’m the greatest Muslim or anything but I’m pretty sure that whoever did this just got a VIP pass to hell and I wish them a great trip.


  5. Inspirex (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 9:23 pm

    Blast took place while Maghrib prayers were being offered in congregation.

    Fire truck set ablaze by protestors, police and rangers beaten up.


  6. Gibran (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 10:03 pm

    For everyone who’s not in Pakistan you might want to try and get some news about this here:
    http://stream.geo.tv/index.html

    Its not working for me right now but let me know if it does.


  7. hoorain (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 10:42 pm

    After this terrible event. now we should ready for more accidents and bombblasts, as it is tradition of our country or our country terrorists.May be there would be strike tomorrow, as it is not confirm.one thing i must say .that more accident which happend after any bomb blasts or bad events or those pople who burn buses or other vehicals are done by any terrorist group, not that party which is effected by that bomb blasts.


  8. Ahmed (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 11:08 pm

    who are these people whos behind all this??? I wish we knew. Was this a suicide attack too?


  9. Kashif (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 11:25 pm

    Haji Hanif Billo, chief of ahl-al-sunat jamaat is confirmed to be dead in the blast. Sunni tehreek’s chief Iftikhar Bhatti and other important leader Abbass Qadri are also believed dead, not confirmed yet.


  10. tee (unregistered) on April 11th, 2006 @ 11:32 pm

    50 dead according to the jang site!


  11. Adnan (unregistered) on April 12th, 2006 @ 1:23 am

    YES IT WAS A SUCIDE ATTACK……according to the latest report
    and sindh govt has announced all educational institutions 3 days holidays (security measures)


  12. wasiq (unregistered) on April 12th, 2006 @ 2:07 am

    I AM SORRY!


  13. Faisal (unregistered) on April 12th, 2006 @ 6:29 am

    absolutely horrific!

    May God have mercy on us all.


  14. mansoor ayub (unregistered) on April 12th, 2006 @ 2:01 pm

    it is a crual act against hunanity.if we do not feel safe in prayers,where should we go .


  15. ahmed (unregistered) on April 13th, 2006 @ 3:05 am

    its really horrifying the way its happened..i cant balieved yet tht it has happened.one thing i must say whoever did this surely not a muslim and not frm..may god give them peace in heavenn…lots more is coming just way and see


  16. abdul aziz (unregistered) on April 13th, 2006 @ 11:02 am

    IT’S TOO MUCH!!!!!!!!!
    BUT ANYWAY May God have mercy on us all.


  17. atiq alam (unregistered) on April 13th, 2006 @ 11:14 am

    It is really alarming for the Muslim World. May Allah Almighty bless all the SHAHEEDS with peace & mercy.


  18. mehwishanwar (unregistered) on April 18th, 2006 @ 11:53 am

    it is really dangerous bomb blast in karachi.
    57 people are death. & 100 people injuried.
    police are not respone.
    may allah give all major & bless
    (ameen)
    thank


  19. Ashfaque (unregistered) on April 21st, 2006 @ 5:59 pm

    OH MY GOD
    After bomb blast:-
    How many killed innocent people.
    How many became orphan innocent children.
    How many became husbandless women.
    How many became shelterless.


  20. meusm (unregistered) on April 28th, 2006 @ 2:48 pm

    OH MY GOD
    After bomb blast:-
    How many killed innocent people.
    How many became orphan innocent children.
    How many became husbandless women.
    How many became shelterless.



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