A suicide bomber detonated a bomb in Lahore, the second largest city of Pakistan, situated on the East of the country, killing at least 23 people and more than fifty others were injured varying degrees of severity.
About it writes on Monday, July 24, the website of the TV channel «al Jazeera», citing official sources.
The explosion occurred in the vicinity of the local Technology Park in the city centre. Victims of terrorist steel, among others, the police patrolling the area.
The article notes that the attacks are not uncommon in Pakistan, especially in the regions bordering Afghanistan, but Lahore in recent years acquired a reputation as a relatively calm city.
Haider Ashraf, Deputy inspector General of police Punjab, confirmed that the crime was committed by a suicide bomber, but his goal was the murder of police officers.
No terrorist group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but suspicion of the authorities fell on the Taliban insurgents.