According to the report the blast in Defence market was not a terrorist attack rather it was an “accident”. "Forensic report has called gas cylinders reason of the blast as there are no signs of terrorism at site," police stated.
“Detailed FIR of the accident has been registered in police station of Defence A,” officials stated.
Police officials have further stated that a committee under DIG investigation has been established. “The committee will investigate the incident from every angle,” officials added.
“The responsible of accident will be dealt with iron hands,” officials said.
At least 10 people killed in a blast in Lahore Defence Z-Block market. The nature of the blast was unclear as CTD earlier called it a ‘explosive material blast’ but later changed the statement. CTD chairman told media that gas cylinders were cause of the blast