Raiwind, Lahore (Staff Report): At least nine persons were martyred and 20 others including ASP Raiwind Zubair Nazir and SHO, were injured in a blast near a police post at Raiwind late Wednesday, the sources reported.
According to details, nine martyred included five police personnel (two sub-inspectors and three constables) and four citizens.
Rescue sources immediately reached the spot and shifted the injured to Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital Raiwind, Sharif Medical City Hospital and General Hospital Lahore.
The sources said that the blast occurred when policemen present at the posting were changing their shift. A motorcycle was destroyed in the blast.
The Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif condemned the blast and directed investigations after what police and law enforcement rushed to the site and began further investigation.