Explosion Tears Bank Building in Pakistan's Punjab, 20 Injured

Lahore, May 16 (PTI) At least 20 people were injured in an explosion at a private bank on Thursday in Sadiqabad area of Pakistan's Punjab Province, according to a media report.
The bank building was completely damaged in the blast and the area has been cordoned off, Geo TV reported.
Initial reports suggest that the blast occurred due to a gas cylinder explosion, police said.
Security forces have launched a search and rescue operation, while the injured have been shifted to a nearby medical facility for assistance.
Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar asked authorities to submit a report on the incident within 24 hours.

Source: https://www.news18.com/news/world/explosion-tears-bank-building-in-pakistans-punjab-20-injured-2143827.html


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