LAHORE: Eight people including 5 police officials martyred and scores injured in a blast outside the shrine of Data Gunj Bukhsh on Wednesday morning.
A mobile of the Elite Force Police was parked on the Gate No. 2 Data Darbar. At 8:40 AM on Wednesday, the blast occurred. There were four people in the mobile of the Elite Force. Three of them died on the spot.
Some other people present on the location also got injured in the blast. The injured and dead were taken to Mayo Hospital where an emergency was imposed immediately. The Rangers have arrived on the spot and have sealed the area. The Sufi Shrine has been evacuated immediately once the Rangers and DIG Operations arrived there.