Karen Karimi, a news anchor at K24, put up a post on her Instagram page a few hours ago explaining why she has been away from our screens for three weeks or so.

In her post, the sultry newscaster narrated how she suffered two disk slips while on air and how she was rushed to Aga Khan Hospital for further examination.

Karimi said the pain she felt on her back was comparable to labor pains adding that doctors later discovered that she had a tear on her lumbar spine.

The TV siren said she is recovering slowly and expressed gratitude to her family and friends who have been checking on her since she got admitted.

This is what she posted: