Pakistan : Powerful Blast Jolted Lahore, 11 Feared Dead, Several Injured

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Lahore :  A powerful blast jolted Lahore’s Mall Road where people had gathered to protest against the amendments to drug policy of the province.

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DIG Traffic Lahore Captain Mubeen and SSP Gondal died in the explosion when a bomb exploded near a demonstration in front of the state Assembly building.

The officers were there to manage vehicular movement during the protest demonstration.

According to reports, several people including women, policemen and media persons are feared injured and have been shifted to nearby medical centres.

DIG Traffic Lahore Ahmad Mobin killed in the Lahore bomb explosion (Photo : Dawn News)

A large group of chemists and pharma manufacturers were protesting in front of the Punjab Assembly near the Mall Road when the blast took place.

A heavy contingent of police reached the site of the incident and cordoned off the area.

No terror group has yet  taken responsibility for the blast.

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