Seven Killed, Several Injured in Blast in Lahore
According to DIG (Operations) Haider Ashraf, the explosion occurred near a police camp in Raiwind.
At least seven people were killed and over a dozen others injured in a blast on the outskirts of Lahore in Pakistan on Wednesday, 14 March.
According to DIG (Operations) Haider Ashraf, the explosion occurred near a police camp in Raiwind. "The police appear to be the target", he said, reported Express News.
The police are reportedly investigating the nature of the blast. However, rescuers say it was a cylinder blast.
The injured have been shifted to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Raiwind, where some of them were listed in a critical condition, triggering fears that the death toll might go up.
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