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Lahore suicide blast toll rises to 11

IANS  |  Lahore 

The death toll from the suicide blast outside Pakistan's oldest in rose to 11 as one succumbed to his on Thursday.

was injured in the Wednesday when a 15-year-old suicide bomber detonated himself near an of Police vehicle parked close to the 11th-century

Hussain's death increased the number of dead police officers in the attack to six. The attack was claimed by the Hizbul Ahrar, a group of the Pakistani

At least 26 others were being treated for their injuries, two of whom were in critical condition, Geo News reported.

Meanwhile, two of the deceased police officials, hailing from and Gujranwala, were laid to rest in their respective hometowns, the Express Tribune reported.

Data Darbar was also targeted in a 2010 suicide bombing that killed more than 40 people.

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First Published: Thu, May 09 2019. 13:04 IST
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