Thursday, May 26, 2022

Anarkali Bazar Blast: 2 Dead and 28 injured

A bomb blast in Lahore’s crowded Anarkali Bazar┬áresulted in the deaths of at least two people, including a toddler, and the injury of another 28 people.

The injured were transported to the city’s Mayo Medical Center for treatment. According to the Medical Superintendent of the hospital, around eight injured people were in critical condition.


In addition to the deceased, a nine-year-old child who had traveled from Karachi to visit relatives in Lahore was killed. The explosion caused damage to a number of motorcycles that were parked near the scene of the incident. The force of the explosion smashed windows throughout the building.

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Personnel from the security forces cordoned off the area and rid it of any unconcerned individuals. The bomb disposal squad was dispatched to the scene to begin an investigation.

Rescue 1122 was on the scene providing emergency medical assistance to the injured.

It has been ordered by authorities that the Medical Superintendent of Mayo Hospital declare an emergency at the hospital in order to deal with the situation.

Dr. Abid, DIG Police-Operations Lahore, stated that the explosion was caused by a bomb. In his words, “the bombs were planted in the back of a motorcycle.” According to sources, the bomb was detonated using a time clock.

Dr. Abid, DIG Police-Operations Lahore, stated that the explosion was caused by a bomb. In his words, “the bombs were planted in the back of a motorcycle.”

Lohari Chowk was the location of the explosion. “As soon as we heard about it, we hurried to the location,” Dr. Abid stated. “There are also members of the bomb disposal unit (BDU) on the scene,” he added. “At first glance, it appears to have been a planted device,” he stated.

According to him, it would be premature to state anything about the explosive substance or where it was planted.

It has been concluded, according to him, that the rescue operation has been accomplished. The injured and deceased bodies have been transported to area hospitals for treatment.

“Police and the forensic agency will make a final determination regarding the blast in the near future,” he continued.

Usman Buzdar, the Chief Minister of Punjab, took notice of the occurrence and instructed the Inspector General of Punjab Police to submit a report on the bombing. He also commanded that the greatest possible medical care be provided to those who were injured.

An earlier visit to the hospital by Assistant Commissioner City Lahore Faizan Ahmed, who asked about the condition of the injured, took place.

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