At least two people lost their lives while 10 others were injured as an explosion took place in Quaidabad area of Karachi, police reported on Friday.

According to the police, the blast took place near a crowded area under the Quaidabad flyover. It was still not confirmed as to what caused the blast or what was the exact nature of the explosion.

The injured were shifted to Jinnah Hospital, where two of the wounded had succumbed to their injuries. Five other wounded people were said to be in a critical condition at the hospital.

Power supply to the surrounding areas was disrupted following the powerful explosion, which could be heard from a distance.