Lahore: Four dangerous blasts took place in Lahore, Pakistan, one after the other on Thursday, killing five people. 20 people were also badly injured in the blast. The incident took place near Lahori Gate in the city. The accident was so dangerous that the windows of shops and buildings around the spot were broken. On the other hand, motorcycles parked nearby have also been damaged. Police have reached the spot and relief and rescue operations are currently underway.
The same Deputy Inspector General of Operations in Lahore, Dr Muhammad Abid Khan, told that the investigation is currently in its initial stages. But soon the exact cause of the accident will be ascertained. The police officer said the blast caused a 1.5 feet deep pit inside the ground. The injured persons have been admitted to Mayo Hospital in the city. Police have confirmed that the bomb was already planted at the spot for the accident. In this area of Lahori Gate, people come daily in connection with shopping and business.
Officials at the same Mayo Hospital said the condition of three persons injured in the accident is critical. Doctors are currently trying to save their lives. Meanwhile, the other injured are also being treated. Police and administration have cordoned off the entire area and evidence are being collected from the spot.