Car bomb kills 1 woman, wounds 5 in Lahore

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

LAHORE: Blast rocked GOR area in Shadman locality of Lahore on Wednesday morning killing a woman and wounding five persons were wounded, reports said. According to reports a bomb device was planted in a vehicle near a water tank in the area, which went off with loud blast.
Police, bomb disposal experts and rescue and relief teams have reached to the area and the injured were transferred to hospitals.
A woman identified as Farzana was killed in the incident, while her husband was seriously wounded along with four others.
A power transformer was also exploded after the blast.
According to sources a Shahzor vehicle with bogus government number plate of LHO 2513, was used for the blast. The bomb was exploded in the government officers’ residential area of Lahore near the house of a doctor. The blast also damaged a wall of the house.
Police have cordoned off the area for investigations. According to bomb disposal experts eight to 10 kilogram explosives were used in the bomb devices.


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