On Wednesday, in the blast near Pakistan’s Lahore, at least two people were killed and 16 injured. As per the report, the blast occurred near the Lahore residence of Hafiz Saeed, co-founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD).
Bomb disposal and police teams reached the incident site soon after the explosion in Johar town and started rescue operations.
An official said the injured people were shifted to Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital via auto-rickshaws, private cars, and a rescue.
Witnesses said that the intensity of the blast was so high that glass windows of nearby buildings and houses were shattered. A few buildings at the site of the incident were also damaged in the blast.
An eyewitness told Geo News that an unidentified individual parked a motorcycle near the house which later exploded. Police, meanwhile, cordoned off the area for further investigation while traffic was redirected.