An explosion took place in Anarkali, outside the Sindhi Biryani restaurant, in the old city area of Lahore on Thursday. Sources have confirmed the death of at least one person while eight others sustained serious injuries.
Two of the injured persons are in critical condition and have been shifted to Mayo hospital for immediate treatment.
The food street is a popular area, frequented by both locals and tourists.
The blast occurred around noon. According to residents of the area, an unidentified had left a bag in the area prior to the blast. The explosion shattered windows in many of the buildings in the area.
The police and the Bomb Disposal Squad cordoned off the area. Rescue teams rushed to the area to provide immediate relief.
The Anarkali area was targeted earlier this summer, on July 7, when an explosion took place, killing three people and injuring 44 others.
Failure of government even before same area is targeted but government failed to handle security situation in country.Even government knows Indian terrorists involved in terrorism in Pakistan but still Nawaz and his government are in love with India the anti Pakistan terrorists hub.
Ch000tiye, India need not to spend money on you guys…you are violent enough to kill each other…..enjoy
The terrorists continue to cross all lines in their bid to spread fear and chaos. Their long list of crimes leaves very little to ponder in regards to their dangerous objectives. The people of the region have suffered enough at the hands of these ruthless terrorists. We hope that the ones responsible for orchestrating these heinous crimes are brought to justice and punished to the fullest extent of the law. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the victims’ families. We sincerely hope that the victims’ families will find the strength to get through this difficult time. We also wish a quick and speedy recovery to those who have been injured. We fully support Pakistan in its war against the extremist organizations, and hope to see peace prevail throughout the region.
DET, United States Central Command
Government must announce some relief for the families of victims
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