ISLAMABAD: At least 11 people were wounded during a chemical explosion in a medicine company in Sector E-11/4 in Islamabad.

The explosion occurred in Iqbal Medical Company located in a four-story Al-Falah Building on Wednesday morning. The company deals in medical equipment and other medicines. The injured were shifted to two local hospitals of Islamabad, rescue teams said.

Of the injured, eight were rushed to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, while three were shifted to Mahroof International Hospital.

According to PIMS Spokesperson Dr Ayesha Ishani, the two injured were in critical condition.