At least twenty sevenPeople have been killed and fifty four persons were injured in an explosion near Arfa Kareem I.T. Tower situated on Ferozepur Road in Lahore.

According to Rescue 1122 Spokesman the injured have been shifted to Lahore General Hospital and Jinnah Hospital while Rescue Operation is still progress at the site of incident.

Army Troops have also joined the Rescue Operation while Police have cordoned off the Area and started collection of evidence from the scene.

Police sources told the Media that the nature of explosion is still not clear.

President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa have strongly condemned the Lahore blast and expressed grief over loss of precious lives in the blast.

Interior Minister Ch. Nisar while addressing a News Conference in Islamabad strongly condemned Lahore Blast.