Late on 12 May 2022, an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated in the Saddar commercial area of the southern port city of Karachi. A police spokesperson stated that the IED was attached to a motorcycle and its intended target was likely a vehicle transporting Pakistani maritime security forces. At least one person was killed and 13 others were injured in the blast. The explosion also damaged several vehicles and local businesses in the area. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.