At least one person was killed and 39 other were wounded in a truck bomb blast at the Bund Road in Lahore on Monday night,
The blast was so severe that it was heard in far flung areas in the city. The powerful explosion destroyed a nearby building and damaged several vehicles. The explosion also created a big crater.
Initial reports suggested that the explosive material was planted inside a truck which was loaded with fruit and parked at the busy Bund Road for at least three days. Residents of the area have alleged that police were informed about the suspicious vehicle but no action was taken.