Blast near shrine in Pakistan, nine dead, 24 injured

Published on 8 May 2019 4:33:38 PM

At least nine people were killed by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, officials said.

The blast took place close to the Data Darbar, one of the largest shrines in South Asia, which was cordoned off by security forces.