Six killed in Raiwind explosion claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban

At least 6 killed 30 injured in explosion near Raiwind

Six killed in Raiwind explosion claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban

At least one person was killed and 20 others injured including several policemen on Wednesday evening in a blast in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, local media and police said.

Initial reports suggested, a motorbike was used in the blast, he said, adding that it could have been the act of a suicide bomber. Police said they are investigating. The casualties include policemen.

Inspector General Police Punjab Arif Nawaz confirmed that the blast was a suicide attack carried out by a teenaged boy who blew himself up near the checkpost.

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Rescue teams rushed to the scene and shifted the injured to Jinnah and General Hospitals.

The Taliban group Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility, saying it was a suicide attack.

The Pakistani Taliban leadership have fled to neighbouring Afghanistan from where Islamabad alleges they plan and execute terrorist attacks inside Pakistan.

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Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif condemned the attack and expressed his grief with families of injured and killed, stating fearless police officials lay down their lives in line of duty.

Security has been tightened following the attack and all exit and entry points to the vicinity have been secured. "Circumstances show it was a suicide attack", Haider Ashraf, a senior police official in Lahore, told reporters.

President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussian has condemned Raiwind suicide blast while Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif have directed authorities to provide best possible treatment to injured persons.

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More than a dozen other people were wounded in the explosion, which took place close to a police post set up near the grounds where a religious congregation was taking place.

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