At least six people, including four soldiers, were martyred in a suspected suicide blast targeting vehicle carrying census team at Bedian Road Lahore. Nineteen others were also injured in the explosion.

According to Government of Punjab, the nature of blast is being ascertained. Apart from completely damaging the van carrying census officials, the cars parked nearby also damaged.

The injured have been shifted to CMH and General Hospital Lahore. Strongly condemning” The Incident, Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif directed the authorities to provide best possible treatment to the injured. Shahbaz Sharif has also sought a report regarding the blast.