Three injured in blast

Karachi: At least three persons were injured in a blast at a residential apartment in North Karachi on Tuesday morning. Police sources said Muhammad Ejaz his wife Tahira and younger brother of Ejaz, Altaf sustained injuries when an explosive device fitted in a tennis ball went off at the fourth storey of Pearl Apartment, located near Nagan Chowrangi in North Karachi area in the remit of Sir Syed Police Station. The injured were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment. The police said the device was linked to the battery of a cell phone which went off in hands of Ejaz while he was looking at it.