Eight killed in blast outside police complex in Pakistan

Lahore, PTI | Updated : 17 February 2015, 02:04 PM

Eight persons were killed in an apparent suicide bombing outside a police complex in this eastern Pakistan city today.

The incident took place near Police Lines in Qila Gujar Singh area of the city, Pakistan’s second-largest and the power base of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

According to initial reports, a suicide bomber came from a hotel outside the Police Lines and blew himself up, Express Tribune reported.

Some reports said the blast was followed by rapid gunfire. 

First Published: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 02:00 PM
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