LAHORE: Eight people were killed in a blast near Police Lines in Qila Gujar Singh area of Lahore on Tuesday, private media reported. A faction of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan , Jammatul Ahrar claimed the responsibility for the attack.
Suicide bomber exploded himself at 12:46 pm : IG Mushataq Shukera
All the injured who have been brought to Meo Hospital, there life is out of danger. We have adequate medical facility and staff is taking care of Injures. : professor Dr. masood gondal
CCPO Capt (R) Ameen Lahore says, It may be a suicide attack. Suicide attacker wanted to enter in the Police Lines. Police found head and legs of the attacker.
President Mamnoon Hussain and CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has condemned the attack.
It was a planted bomb : CPO Lahore
Due to the explosion, the windows of nearby building brokes and the cars parked outside reportedly caught fire.
Seruity officials and rapid rescue teams have reached the site of the explosion and the injured are being shifted to a Meo hospital.