Karachi: At least four people were reportedly killed and several were injured in an explosion on the campus of the University of Karachi on Tuesday.
According to initial reports, the Sindh police confirmed the death toll in a telephone call with Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
Television footage showed a white van in flames with plumes of smoke rising from its remains. The van appeared to be turning towards the Confucius Institute, located next to the commerce department when the incident took place.
The Counter-Terrorism Department and SSP East have been deployed to the site of the incident.
Meanwhile, the wounded have been shifted to Dow University Hospital.
(More details awaited)