GHOTKI: Four children got injured in an explosion outside the office of the deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Ghotki’s Ubauro on Sunday.
According to the police, the children were playing with a box when the explosion occurred.
They were initially taken to Tehsil Hospital in Ubauro, from where they were transferred to Rahim Yar Khan Hospital.
On getting information, police and Rangers personnel reached the site of the blast and cordoned it off. A bomb disposal squad has also been called in. The intensity of the blast has not yet been determined.
The senior superintendent of police (SSP) confirmed the incident and said they are determining how the children got their hands on explosive material. The children had been shifted to the Rahim Yar Khan hospital, he said and added an investigation team has been formed to look into the blast.
At the same time, Sindh Police Chief Mushtaq Mahar (Mushtaq Mahar) noticed the incident and sought a report from SSP Ghotki.