Rescue workers rushed to the spot and shifted the dead and injured to near by hospital. An emergency has been declared in the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC) and Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK).
According to the preliminary reports the blast took place in a house located in Jumma Gath area of Korangi, an industrial area of Karachi.
Sources said that the house was damaged in the blast while some people have been trapped under the debris.
Source said that Nature of the blast was yet to be ascertained .Panic gripped the area following the blast.
The sources said that Police have arrested two suspects near the blast site.