7 People Including a Infant Killed in Haydri Karachi Blast

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At least seven people, including a three-month-old baby, a 12-year-old girl and a woman, were killed and 22 others injured — the victims predominantly belonging to the Dawoodi Bohra community — when twin blasts rocked a neighbourhood in North Nazimabad on Tuesday evening. It was perhaps the first such targeted attack against the community to have taken place in the city’s chequered history. The blasts came a day after the visit of Syedi Mufaddal Bhaisaheb Saifuddin, designated successor of Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin. A large number of the community’s members from across the country and India are visiting Karachi on the occasion. The explosions took place amid the evening hustle and bustle, said a resident of…