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Over 35 injured as explosion rocks Lahore

LAHORE-UNS: At least 35 people were injured after an explosion rocked Lahore’s Outfall road.

The cause of the blast is still unknown but the voice of the explosion was heard across Lahore breaking glasses of buildings around Outfall road.

The injured have been moved to nearby hospitals and eight out of 20 are said to be in critical condition.

Eye witnesses say the explosion occurred in a fruit truck raising fears that the explosive may have been fitted in the truck.

One of the eye witnesses claimed that the truck was standing in the area since last three days.

Malik Ahmed Khan, spokesman for Punjab government, told ARY News that the initial information he received says that the truck hit a transmission line and exploded.

Police and security agencies too have not issued a statement about the nature of the blast.

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