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20 injured in bank explosion in Pakistan's Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

At least 20 people were injured in an explosion at a on Thursday in Sadiqabad area of Pakistan's Province, according to a media report.

The was completely damaged in the blast and the area has been cordoned off, Geo TV reported.

Initial reports suggest that the blast occurred due to a gas cylinder explosion, police said.

Security forces have launched a search and rescue operation, while the injured have been shifted to a nearby medical facility for assistance.

of asked authorities to submit a report on the incident within 24 hours.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 17:11 IST