The death toll from an explosion in eastern Pakistan - Reuters
LAHORE, Pakistan, July 24 (Reuters) - The death toll from an explosion in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore has risen to 11, a rescue service official said, in a blast near a popular vegetable market in central Lahore.
"We are confirming 11 people are dead and 20 are wounded," said Jam Sajjad Hussain, spokesman for the Rescue 1122 service.
A spokesman for the Punjab provincial government said authorities were trying to establish the cause of the explosion, but two police sources in Lahore told Reuters the explosion was a bomb blast targeting police.
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