Pakistan bomb blast—
According to Geo News, two people were killed and 22 others were wounded in a blast Thursday in Lahore’s Lohari Gate neighborhood, including a child. The blast shattered the windows of nearby shops and buildings. Damage was also done to motorcycles. As of now, the investigation into the blast in Lahore is in its infancy and the nature of it is under investigation, says deputy inspector-general of operations Dr Muhammad Abid Khan.
According to a police official, the blast created a crater 1.5 feet deep. Hospitalized victims have been taken to Mayo Clinic.
Geo News reported that scores of people visit the area where a number of markets and a variety of businesses are located every day. Doctors are trying to save the lives of four people in critical condition at Mayo Hospital. Other injured patients have also received first aid. Authorities have cordoned off the area and are gathering evidence from the crime scene.
Lahore, Pakistan: A bomb blast killed two people and injured 16 others Thursday in a busy shopping area, police said.
“Initial investigations show that it was a time-controlled device on a motorbike which was the cause of the blast,” Rana Arif, spokesman for Lahore police, told AFP.
The explosion shattered the windows of nearby buildings and shops. Damage was also done to motorcycles.
According to Dr Muhammad Abid Khan of the Lahore deputy inspector-general of operations, the investigation is in its early stages, and efforts are underway to determine the nature of the explosion.
According to hospital officials, Ramzan, 38, and a child aged 10-12, Zeeshan, were killed in the accident. The two died in Ferozewala on Monday, according to the news source.
According to the police official, 1.5 feet-deep craters were created by the explosion. Patients were transferred to Mayo Hospital for treatment.
Several marketplaces and a variety of businesses are located in an area where scores of people visit every day, according to Geo News.
Doctors are attempting to save the lives of four people in critical condition at Mayo Hospital. Others have received first aid at the hospital.
It has been cordoned off and the scene of the crime is being investigated by police.
Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the incident, according to Geo News. Prime Minister Imran Khan instructed officials to provide medical assistance immediately. According to the report, the president has also asked authorities to submit a report on the blast.
Usman Buzdar, chief minister of Punjab, condemned the blast in a statement and called for the arrest of those responsible. “The government stands with the affectees in their times of sorrow,” he said, according to Geo News.