Bomb Blast in Lahore Pakistan City, killed seven people and 30 were injured the explosion ripped through a building in defence locality.
A powerful Bomb blast in Pakistan Lahore killed Seven people and 30 people were injured. The powerful blast ripped through a building in a defence locality in Pakistani city on Thursday, officials said.
A spokesperson Nayab Haider told to provincial Punjab police that it was a bomb attack.
Terror engrossed the area a little before noon when the loud explosion resounded across Z-Block in Defence Housing Authority area in Lahore. The injured people are moved to different city hospitals. Several vehicles were also damaged in the blast.
The nature of the blast is yet to be determined and the bomb disposal squad and forensic expert are collecting evidence from the spot.
The blast took place in the particularly affluent Defence Housing Authority area of the Pakistan city, it is placed with full of boutiques and cafes as well as there was an international academy for hair salon Toni & Guy.
The bomb blast which happened in Lahore on February 13 killed 14 people and recently on February 16, a suicide bomber killed 88 people at a famed Sufi shrine in Sindh province. By keeping a view on these attacks the army launched an offensive against militants and claimed to have killed more than 130 terrorists across the country.
The latest blast came as security has been tightened across Pakistan after a recent wave of terrorist strikes killed more than 100 people.
The attacks, which were appealed by the Islamic State group and the Pakistani Taliban, affecting the growing optimism over the country’s security after it appeared to be making strong gains in its decade-and-a-half long war on militancy.
Pakistan has blamed neighboring Afghanistan for giving the shelter to the militants who have carried out the attacks. Kabul and Islamabad routinely accuse one another of giving militants safe harbor.