KARACHI: A two kilogram bomb planted by unidentified men was defused on Friday in the Baldia Town area of Karachi, DawnNews reported.
The bomb was planted next to a shop near Baldia's Chandni Chowk.
Moreover, in a targeted operation led by Rangers in the city's Sohrab Goth area, at least eight suspects, including three alleged members of a banned organisation were arrested from the Hasan Noman Colony.
During the operation, a huge quantity of arms and drugs were also recovered from the possession of the suspects.
Karachi, the largest metropolitan city and economic capital of Pakistan, is riddled with targeted killings, gang wars, kidnappings for ransom, extortion and terrorism.
Targeted operations led by Rangers’ forces with the support of police are ongoing in the city under a directive issued by the federal government against criminals already identified by the federal government and military and civilian agencies.