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Bomb Defused Outside PIA Office In Karachi

Fri Oct 26, 2001 7:24 pm

A bomb of approximately 1kg was discovered and defused out side PIA's main reservations office on Strachen road, in Karachi, the device said to be of foreign origin was discovered by a woman who was sweeping the road outside she brought it to passerby's attention who then informed the Police. PIA's office is situated in a very busy area of the city surrounded by travel agencies and the offices of leading airlines, adjacent to the PIA office are Philippine Airlines and Turkish Airlines and just across the road, Qantas, Vietnam Airlines, South African Airways, China Airlines and Air Portugal. The offices of Asiana Airlines, Royal Brunei, Emirates, Kenya Airways and Air Macau are also located less than a minutes walk from the PIA office

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