Three persons injured in blasts at PIL building in Lahore

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Lahore, Nov 22 (UNI) At least 3 persons, including a child, were injured when a series of three blasts occurred with intervals at the building of Punjab Institute of Language (PIL) near Gaddafi Stadium tonight.

According to reports, all three blasts were of low intensity while the police say the blasts could have been triggered by device.

The first two blasts happened inside the building which shattered the window panes of the cafeteria there while the third blast occurred at the gate of PIL building later.

A programme in PIL building was going on in nearby Al-Hamra Cultural Complex at the time of the first blast.

Relief activities started at the site of the blasts while fire brigades engaged in dousing the fire that caused blasts.

According to eye witnesses, the sound of the blasts were heard in Alama Iqbal are Achra areas which are located at a good distance from the site of the blasts.

Meanwhile the police has cordoned of the area and kept the media away from the blast site.

Police has warned the people to stay away from the blast site as more such blasts could occur.


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