Blast leaves 20 injured in Sadiqabad
Sadiqabad: Around 20 people were sustained wounded after an explosion took place at a private bank in Sadiqabad district of Punjab today.
As per tv channels, the blast left the building completely destroyed.
Police and Rescuers reached the area and moved the injured to nearby hospitals where a state of emergency was declared.
The police had surrounded the blast site. The number of wounded which was reported to be around eight was revised latter to 20.
District Police Officer (DPO) said nature of the explosion was yet to be unknown.
He said initial investigation suggests that it was a cylinder blast.
Windowpanes of nearby buildings were shattered in the blast while many vehicles parked near the bank were also damaged.