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8 dead, over 15 injured in bomb attack in Lahore

8 dead, over 15 injured in bomb attack in Lahore
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LAHORE: An explosion in Lahore’s DHA Y-Block has claimed eight lives and more than 15 people have been injured.

As per reports, the blast took place area at a popular shopping centre in the DHA locality of the city.

“It was a bomb attack,” Nayab Haider, a spokesman for the provincial Punjab police said. Rescue services spokeswoman Deeba Shehnaz provided the casualty toll.

The nature of the explosion is yet to be confirmed.

The intensity of the blast shattered windows of nearby buildings. Ambulances rushed to the scene to shift the injured to the nearby General Hospital.

A little while later, another explosion was reported in Lahore, Xinhua news agency said. No further details were available.

With AFP inputs