Pakistan: Explosion in Arfa IT Park, killed nine people

Lahore: An explosion near Lahore’s Arfa Software and Technology Park on Monday, killed nine people and severely injured 15 others, of which three were Policemen.

The Office of the Punjab CM is reportedly located with in the radius of the blast, so far the cause of the explosion is not known to the authorities.

The Police men belonged to the anti-riot police division and were deployed in the area to over see the anti-encroachment drive. Six more Police Personnel deployed in the area were also injured.

Victims of the blast have been taken to nearby hospitals, sources reported.