According to police, two women tried to enter the Murtaza Imambargah situated on Khalid Bin Waleed Road. The security guard tried to restrict the women from entering the vicinity during which the explosives carried by one of the women went off with a blast, killing one woman. The other woman was injured when the guard opened fire on them.
Deputy Director Jinnah Hospital Dr Seemi Jamali told that a body and injured were brought to the hospital.
Police further told that a suspected man was also held from the blast site while the victim and injured women are relatives.
Moreover, the husband of the explosive-laden woman who was killed was taken into custody by authorities.
The body and the injured woman were shifted to a hospital where sources said both were related.