Two Injured In Green Town Bomb Blast
LAHORE: Two people received minor injuries when a bomb went off near Khaki Shah Darbar in the precincts of the Green Town police on Thursday.
The low-intensity blast occurred at around 9:15pm in the shrine of Khaki Shah. Local police, Rescue 1122 and Edhi Foundation volunteers rushed to the spot and started rescue operations.
The injured were shifted to Jinnah Hospital and were discharged after being given first-aid. Green Town Station House Officer Raja Muzammil said that the blast had shattered windowpanes and damaged a part of the shrine.
It had caused panic among visitors and locals, and a large number of people gathered on the spot. Following the blast, local police launched a search operation to arrest the suspected perpetrators. No arrest had been made by the time this report was filed.
Shot: A 35-year-old man was shot dead by an unidentified person in the limits of the Chuhng police on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Muhammad Tanveer, resident of Shahpur Kanjara. Police said that the victim had been in his house when an unidentified biker had arrived and had asked the victim’s nephew, Waqas, to call his uncle outside.
When Tanveer came out of the house, the biker fired four shots at him and escaped. Tanveer was shifted to a nearby hospital where he died. Police shifted the body to the city morgue for autopsy and lodged a murder case against the unidentified assailant.
A 26-year-old man was burnt to death due to a gas leakage in the precincts of the Misri Shah police on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Muneer, resident of Pak Nagar. Police said that the victim had turned on an electric motor, which had ignited leaked gas.
The victim received multiple burns and his family rushed him to a nearby hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.