Explosion near Arfa Technology Park, Lahore
A huge explosion has happened right in front of Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore. TechJuice reached out to some sources who have confirmed that the blast was of a big magnitude, shaking the Arfa Technology Park quite significantly and also resulted in shattering of windows. There have been reports of some
According to media reports, 19 people have been wounded and 3 people are dead. The nature of the blast has now been determined to be a “suicide attack”. It should be noted here that the blast was near the Arfa Technology Park and people inside the building are being reported as safe. However, an employee at the IT Park, Mr. Khurram Nazir, lost his life in the blast.
Khurrum Nazir our Network Operations Center Operator at Arfa Technology center lost his life today in the blast. We will never forget you! pic.twitter.com/d6IjKGGeY7
— Umar Saif (@umarsaif) July 24, 2017
Arfa Software Technology Park is the hub of IT business in Lahore and is based at Ferozpur Road, Model Town, Lahore.
This is the live coverage of the event at a local mainstream media outlet.