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Blast at Lahore station, two dead: police

A bomb exploded at the main railway station in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore today, killing at least two people, police said.

world Updated: Apr 24, 2012 20:07 IST

A bomb exploded at the main railway station in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore on Tuesday, killing at least two people, police said.

"It was a bomb blast, two people have been killed and 10 injured," senior police officer Abdul Razzaque Cheema told AFP.

Rescue official Kiramat Ali described it as a "huge blast" and said 25 wounded had been taken to hospital.

Television footage showed a waiting room at the station littered with glass and upended furniture, its windows blown in by the force of the explosion.