Pakistan: At Least 50 Dead In Explosion In Lahore



At least 50 people died and dozens more injured in an explosion on Sunday night in Lahore, large city in eastern Pakistan, officials said.

“At least 50 deaths have been confirmed, but the nature of the blast is unclear,” said AFP Mohammad Usman, a senior executive of the city of Lahore.

Arshad Zia, an official of the rescue services, told the News Channel Din that at least 50 people are dead and 61 wounded.

The blast occurred in a parking lot near the Gulshan-e-Iqbal park near the city center.

Local television stations broadcast images of the wounded being evacuated by ambulance to hospitals.

Watch video of explosion below:




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