CM Buzdar summons emergency meeting

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has called an emergency meeting following the suicide blast outside Data Darbar shrine in Lahore in which at least eight people including three police officials were martyred.

Condemning the blast which targeted the police, the chief minister postponed his visit to Bhakkar and summoned an emergency meeting with high police officials and Safe City authorities.

The chief minister said terrorism cannot dampen the nation’s spirit.

At least three police officials are among the martyred with at least 25 people injured in the blast which targeted a police van carrying the Elite Force of Punjab Police.