PAKISTAN. Lahore: A massive explosion took place outside the most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed’s house in Lahore, Pakistan. In this blast, around 10 to 20 people are reported to be injured. According to the information received, this explosion took place in Akbar Chowk of Jauhar Town.
Security agencies reached the spot as soon as the blast took place. However, it is not yet confirmed whether Hafiz Saeed was in the house at the time of the blast. According to Pakistani news channel ARY News, 2-3 people are slightly injured, while at least four people are serious and have been admitted to the ICU. The police officer who reached the spot after the blast said that it may be too early to say anything.
15 people injured, two dead
As of the writing of the news, 15 people are injured in this incident and the condition of four is critical. At the same time two people have died. Local security agencies said the official would not say anything to the media until some clear information is received. Police officials dismissed questions as to who was the target of the blast. The police officer said that as of now it is not clear whether this is an IED blast or whether the pipeline of gas has bursted, and they couldn’t say exactly if Saeed was the target or not.
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It is a well known fact that where Saeed lives, the security is very strict, so the incident of blast here is being considered serious. It has also been claimed in some media reports from Pakistan that there was a motorcycle at the blast site and after a while the motorcycle exploded.