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Major bomb blast at the busy Pan Mandi in Anarkali Bazaar at Pakistan’s Lahore left at least three persons dead and around 20 injured.
DIG-Operations Abid Khan said that the impact of the blast had left behind a crater, suggesting that the blast had been caused by a bomb.
A few of the injured are in a critical condition. The number of casualties is likely to go up.
The blast happened when a bomb attached to a motorcycle exploded. Police said that it was a planted device, however, it was not confirmed whether it was an improvised explosive device (IED) or a time device. The blast shattered window glasses of nearby buildings while several motorcycles, parked near the blast site, were damaged.