KARACHI - A grenade was hurdled on a school in North Nazimabad while a message note was also found which warned the security agencies to stop operation against militant outfits.

According to details, militants on a motorbike hurled a hand grenade on a school and managed to flee. Police said that militants also left a note which warned security agencies to stop the operation against the militant outfits. Police said that private security guards were also present in the school but culprits but the militants managed to flee.

Following the blast, heavy contingents of law enforcers and ambulances of various welfare organisations rushed to the spot.  Parents of the children also rushed to get their children.

A printed pamphlet in Urdu and English were found which warned security agencies that “As you sow, so shall you reap. Terrorists said that apostate rulers and fools of civil society appeasers of crusaders”.  “They warned that you forcefully expelled Afghan immigrants and adopted a humiliating attitude towards series of fake encounters and hangings of our brothers”. “Therefore, in response, we too forewarn all schools including Christian missionaries, army schools and those associated with western education system acting as front line advocates of apostasy and satanic culture that they too should pack up their bags from Pakistan”.

The letter further said, “So from now onwards, we will target owners, landlords, principals and teachers of all such schools. And at the same time make a general appeal to parents to immediately remove their Muslim children from all such schools.”

Bomb Disposal Squad revealed that the hand grenade used by the militants was Russian made. Police have yet to register the case while investigation is in progress.   


Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has taken strong notice to the hurling of a hand grenade on a school here at North Nazimabad Wednesday morning. He has directed the IGP-Sindh to enhance security around educational institutions and also to increase patrolling of police personnel across the metropolis. Qaim also directed the Additional IGP Ghulam Qadir Thebo to submit him a comprehensive report encompassing all aspects of the incident without any delay.


Karachi Youth Team commissioner is actively taking part in cleanliness, civil defence training and such other activities at educational institutions.

This was briefed at a meeting presided over by Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui to review the activities of the Youth Team for the social development and for promoting peace in the city.

Commissioner Karachi Youth Team Coordinator Shazia Mirza briefed the meeting of their ongoing programmes at various schools and colleges to provide a better environment to students and create a civic sense among them.

The meeting also informed that the youth team is also working to initiate various programmes for the improvement of Karachi Zoological Garden, and will seek private sector’s cooperation for this purpose. The commissioner urged the youth to come forward and play their role in the socio-economic development and for creating civic sense among the public. He appreciated the dedication and hard work of the youth team.