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Pakistan: 5 dead, several injured near Data Darbar in Lahore

The nature of the explosion is yet to be ascertained.
LAHORE, PAKISTAN: At least five persons died and 19 others injured in a powerful explosion outside Lahore’s Data Darbar on Wednesday, with several in a critical condition. The nature of the explosion is yet to be ascertained.
Initial reports state a vehicle of the Punjab Police’ Elite Force was the target of the blast.
Several persons including police officers have been wounded in the explosion.
The Elite Police is a branch of the Punjab Police specialising in counter-terrorist operations and high-risk searches, raids and rescue operations.
Data Darbar is one of the largest Sufi shrines in South Asia. Muslims are currently observing the fasting month of Ramzan across the world.

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