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Wednesday Sep 02, 2015
By
AFP

Police unable to identify 'loud boom' that resonated over Karachi

By
AFP
KARACHI: An air of panic gripped residents of Karachi on Tuesday night when a loud boom resonated across the city. Even after hours of investigation by police and rescue services neither was able to ascertain the location nor the cause.

The loud boom occurred at about 10:15 PM and was heard in Nazimabad, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Baldia town and even by journalists present at the Karachi Press Club.

Rescue teams and police were unable to locate where the explosion took place nor were they able to find any evidence of an explosion.

Many news outlets reported speculations, which included a possible air crash. However the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) laid the speculations to rest and confirmed that no civil or military plane was missing.
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