LAHORE: At least seven people were killed and several injured in a strong bomb blast at the Chairing Cross, Mall Road near Punjab Assembly Building here on Monday.

A protest was being staged by drug dealers against the Drug Act introduced by the Punjab Government and hundreds of people were present there when the incident occurred.

The Geo News report says that several people were injured and they are being shifted to Ganga Ram and mayo hospitals.

The latest report says that CCPO Ameen Venice confirmed that DIG Traffic Lahore Captain Ahmed Mubeen has been martyred in the tragic incident.