5 People killed in Karachi University Explosion

Five people, including two Chinese teachers, were killed and several injured after a van caught fire in an explosion near the Confucius Institute, on Tuesday. Confucius Institute is a non-profit institute teaching Chinese language, at University of Karachi. ARY News quoted the initial reports as stating that most of the victims were mostly Chinese nationals. The van was carrying Chinese nationals from their residence inside Karachi University premises to the Confucius Institute. University of Karachi spokesperson said that at least two Chinese teachers have lost their lives in the blast. Condemning the blast, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed condolence to the family of the victims and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured. Police is investing the nature of the explosion.