KARACHI: Two people were killed and three others were injured on Sunday after an explosion occurred at a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in the northern area of the metropolis, Geo News reported.
According to the police, the station manager was among those killed, while the owner and another manager were injured in the blast. The injured were shifted to the burns ward of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. Firefighters and law enforcement personnel reached the location to handle the situation.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah took notice of the incident and sought a report from commissioner Karachi. “When was the last time the station was inspected? Was the compressor at the CNG station expired or new?” Shah’s spokesperson asked, saying the chief minister ordered the best medical facility be provided to the injured.