Nine injured as explosion hits bank in Sadiqabad


SADIQABAD ( – At least nine people sustained severe wounds after an explosion occurred at a bank in Sadiqabad today (Thursday).

According to details, the security forces have arrived at the scene and launched a search operation while the victims are being shifted to the nearby hospital for medical assistance.

The security officers told that the nature of the blast is being ascertained.

Earlier, 13 people including elite force personnel were martyred and 30 others sustained critical wounds in a suicide attack targeting vehicles of police near the entrance gate for female visitors to the 11th-century Data Darbar (shrine) in Lahore.

Hundreds of Muslims were at the Data Darbar as the country marks the holy month of Ramazan. The impact of the blast shattered the windows in nearby vehicles and buildings, bystanders told the media.


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