LAHORE: The Chief Minister of Punjab, Usman Buzdar reached the affected area where the Bomb blast occurred outside Data Darbar. He also has summoned an emergency meeting regarding the blast outside of the Sufi Shrine Data Darbar. The Chief Minister, Usman Buzdar had to visit Bhakkar today that has been canceled. He called out the police and Safe City authorities for an emergency meeting to discuss the security matters.
While talking to the media, the CM, Usman Buzdar stated that the terrorists cannot dampen the spirit of the Pakistani nation.
On Wednesday morning, a bomb blast occurred outside of Data Darbar Lahore. At least 8 people including 5 police officials died and 25 injured consequently. According to the resources, it was a suicide blast and it targetted a van of the Elite Force of the Police.
The injured and the deceased were taken to the nearby hospital where an emergency was declared.
The DIG operations and the Rangers reached there. The Rangers sealed the area and evacuated the shrine immediately.