Geo TV Live reported deaths of six persons and ten others injured in a explosion that occurred in densely populated area of Hussain Agahi Chowk Bazaar in Multan Saturday morning.
According to rescue sources, an explosion occurred due to the fireworks material present in a house near a school at Hussain Agahi Chowk Bazaar that killed six persons and hurt ten others including women and children. The injured were shifted to Nishtar Hospital. Due to the blast, a building collapsed while several near-by buildings were also damaged. CPO Amir Zulfiqar told that the building where explosion occurred was owned by Parveen Bibi and her husband. A case had already been registered against the couple for keeping fireworks material. SHO Kup police station has been suspended over poor security while departmental investigation against DSP Haram Gate Sadiq Mehdi is underway. Fire brigades were trying to control the blaze that broke out as a result of blast until the last reports.