ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Breaking News: At least seven people, including an elderly woman, reported wounded in a blast at City Hotel, Blue Area, Islamabad; private TV channels reported.
|City Hotel in Blue Area Rocked by Blast Amid Security Red Alert in Islamabad |
According to available details; the hotel staff is claiming that the blast was caused by an exploded gas cylinder. But the blast was so powerful that glasses of the nearby building broke due to impact.
Three rooms on the fourth floor of the City hotel were destroyed by the blast. Vehicles are also reported destroyed.
Injured have already been shifted to PIMS (Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences) and two of the seven injured are reported as ‘critical’.
It is worth mentioning here that it is already Red Alert in federal capital due to ongoing APC (All Parties Conference) at Prime Minister House just few kilometres away from the blast site.
Be intact for further details.