President Alvi, PM Imran condemn Lahore blast

President Alvi, PM Imran condemn Lahore blast

Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have condemned the suicide blast outside Data Darbar shrine in Lahore on Wednesday.

At least ten people were martyred and 24 others were injured in an explosion near Data Darbar in Lahore.

According to initial reports, the explosion took place close to two police vehicles near Gate 2 of Data Darbar.

Out of the 24 people injured in the blast, eight are in critical condition and the wounded have been admitted to the Mayo Hospital.

Lahore Deputy Commissioner Saleha Saeed told the media persons that one of the dead bodies brought in to Mayo Hospital was that of the suspected attacker.

"It was a suicide attack. Ball bearings were also used in the attack," she said.

A rescue operation was swiftly conducted in the area before it was cordoned off.