Blast in Pakistan's Karachi kills at least six people

A public bus on fire after the explosion outside the railway station in Karachi Credit: APTN

At least six people were killed and 48 others wounded during an explosion outside the main railway station in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, Reuters reported.

People gather to see what has happened as smoke rises from the blast Credit: APTN

Police said a bomb was planted on a bus near the Cantt Railway Station, while provincial official Sharfud Din Memon said the device was left on a motorbike and exploded as the bus passed by.

At least six people were killed in the explosion Credit: APTN

Seemi Jamali, a doctor at the local hospital, said eight of the wounded were in critical condition.