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2 killed, 26 injured in Anarkali blast

Written by The Frontier Post

Malik Zeeshan Shabbir
LAHORE: At least two pe-ople, including a child, we-re killed while 26 others su-stained injuries in an ex-plosion at Pan Mandi in N-ew Anarkali, here on Thur-sday.
According to police, people were busy in the bazaar when the blast occurred which also damaged glasses of the buildings and some motorcycles.
On information, Rescue 1122 teams reached the spot and started rescue operation besides shifting the injured to Mayo Hospital where two people died while the condition of four injured was stated to be critical.
The police officials claimed that the explosive material was planted in a motorcycle parked near a shop in Pan Mandi bazaar, adding that blast had left behind a crater which caused by a bomb.
Mayo Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Iftikhar Ahmad said the best medical facilities were being provided to the injured as most of them received injuries related to ortho, adding that the hospital was fully equipped with modern facilities. The senior police officers also reached the spot to collect evidences to examine the nature of the blast.
The police said the victims had been identified as Muhammad Ramzan (31), and nine-year-old Absar while the injured had been identified as Arslan, Anwar, Shair Zaman, Jamil, Abdullah, Salman Ahmad, Muhammad Sami, Ijaz, Salman, Haider, Zaheer Iqbal, Muhammad Adeem, Ahmad, Bilal, Faisal Saeed, Tahir Hafeez, Haider Tahir, Azhar, Zawar Khan, Wahid, Faisal Butt, Nabeela Bibi, Nisha Salman, Rida and two unidentified.

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