26 killed, 55 injured in Lahore blast

26 killed, 55 injured in Lahore blast

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At least 25 people were killed and 53 others injured in a suspected suicide bombing on Ferozepur Road in Lahore city of Pakistan on Monday afternoon, a media report said.

Earlier, SP Imran Awan had confirmed that more than nine bodies were shifted to the hospital. At least three of the deceased people are policemen, he added, according to Dawn newspaper.

According to Awan, an anti-encroachment drive by Lahore Development Authority was underway in the area when the explosion took place. The anti-riot police officials were deployed for the drive.