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At least 20 injured in blast inside Sadiqabad bank

SADIQABAD: At least 20 people were injured in an explosion inside a bank building in Sadiqabad on Thursday.

According to details, the security forces and rescue teams reached the explosion site and launched a search operation while the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital.

The nature of the blast is being ascertained, the officials told reporters.

Earlier on May 9, 13 people, including five policemen, were killed and 25 others were injured in a bomb blast targetting a vehicle of the Elite Force outside Lahore’s Data Darbar.

Martyred police officers include head constables Shahid Nazir, Muhammad Sohail, and Constable Muhammad Saleem.

The attack occurred near the entrance gate for women visitors to Data Darbar. It was a suicide attack which targetted the police vehicle parked outside the shrine, confirmed Police Inspector General Arif Nawaz Khan.

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