7 killed in Naval War College suicide attack in Lahore

March 4th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by admin  

Pervez Musharraf

Lahore, Mar 4 (ANI): The death toll in suicide attack and explosions at Pakistan Navy War College near Mall Road underpass in Lahore has increased to seven with several injured in the incident.

After suicide attack at Pakistan Navy War College cylinders in vehicles parked in the premises explode in a series, a spokesman of the Punjab Government said on Tuesday.

Two persons were killed in the cylinder blasts, the spokesman added.

Twenty seriously injured persons have been provided medical aid at Mayo and Services Hospital in Lahore. While remaining injured have been admitted in other hospitals of the city.

The gates of the college were closed after the explosions. Army commandoes have sealed the area and media persons have been denied access to the premises.

According to reports the head and body of the suicide bomber were found from the spot and transferred to hospital.

President Pervez Musharraf, caretaker Prime Minister Mohammedmian Soomro, Asif Zardari, Sindh Governor Ishrat-ul-Ebad, Chief Minister of Sindh Abdul Quadir Helepota and others have condemned the incident and expressed grief over loss of precious lives. (ANI)

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