No less than six individuals have been killed in an explosion outdoors a significant Sufi Muslim shrine within the Pakistani metropolis of Lahore, officers stated.
Many are feared injured in accordance with native information broadcaster Geo Information, which stated a police car had been hit.
The blast occurred close to the Knowledge Darbar Sufi shrine, one of many oldest Muslim shrines in South Asia.
It comes because the nation marks the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
A safety operation is underway within the space with heavy police presence on the blast website.
No group has stated it carried out the assault.
Lahore’s Knowledge Darbar shrine
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The shrine is positioned inside the traditional Walled Metropolis in Lahore, Pakistan’s second-biggest metropolis.
It’s visited by lots of of 1000’s of individuals every year from each Sunni and Shia traditions of Islam.
In 2010, dozens died in two suicide blasts on the shrine.