LAHORE, Jan 20,2022 – At least three people were killed and 28 injured in a blast in Lahore’s Anarkali area, officials said on Thursday.
Lahore police spokesperson Rana Arif said that a bomb was “planted” in a motorcycle but did not provide further details.
The blast was so powerful that it damaged several shops near Lahore’s famous Anarkali bazaar, witnesses said. TV footage showed burning motorcycles in a crowded bazaar, as the wounded cried for help.
According to the initial report, the blast took place at 1:40 am, at 1:44 am, an unknown person’s call came.
According to the call, an explosion took place in New Anarkali.
The administration, including Lahore police, rushed to the spot, police, forensic agencies and other investigative agencies were present at the spot.
Preliminary reports say CCTV cameras are being used to help with the explosives installation, and some suspects have been arrested and are being investigated.