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Bomb targeting Pakistani police at shrine kills 5 in Lahore

Bomb targeting Pakistani police at shrine kills 5 in Lahore

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An blast in Pakistan's second biggest city Lahore killed no less than five individuals and injured 20 as the nation denotes the fasting month of Ramadan, state-run Pakistan Television announced Wednesday. 

The blast happened in a jam-packed zone of the city close to the passageway entryway for female guests to the eleventh century Data Darbar holy place, one of the biggest Sufi sanctuaries in South Asia, the channel and police said. 

The hallowed place has been focused on beforehand, in a 2010 suicide assault that slaughtered in excess of 40 individuals, and is protected by overwhelming security. 

Television film demonstrated a seriously harmed police vehicle that experts said was the objective. 

"It appears cops who were carrying out their normal responsibility outside the Data Darbar altar were the objective," Ali said. 

He said the loss of life could ascend as a portion of the casualties of the besieging are in basic condition.

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