Two killed, 60 injured in Lahore Railway Station blast

Two killed, 60 injured in Lahore Railway Station blast


LAHORE: Two people were killed and at least 60 others sustained injuries when a bomb went off at the Lahore Railway Station, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported on 24 April, 2012.

CCPO Lahore Aslam Tareen told Dispatch News Desk (DND) that the bomb, weighing at least five kilograms, was planted in the waiting lounge of the Business Express located between platforms one and two.

“A porter and a police official are among the dead,” Tareen said, adding that the explosive material used in the bomb weighed at least five kilograms.

An official of the Railways Police said the blast took place near the lounge for the luxury Business Express train to Karachi, a service launched two months ago offering first-class travel between Pakistan’s two biggest cities.


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