Pakistan: At least 20 people injured in a truck explosion in Lahore

At least 20 people were injured after an explosion in Lahore’s Band Road in Pakistan on Monday night, The Express Tribune reported. The police and rescue teams have been rushed to the site.

The injured were being treated at Mayo Hospital and Mian Munshi Hospital. However, the hospitals are facing problems in carrying out emergency operations because of a power failure in the area, according to the Dawn.

The explosion took place in a truck that was coming from Swat district in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, reported Geo News. An improvised explosive device was reportedly planted on the truck.


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