At least three people have been killed in a blast that occurred outside an Imambargah in Bahawalnagar on Thursday, Pakistan Television (PTV) News has reported.

According to reports, 35 people have been injured in the blast. The injured have been moved to a nearby hospital and police has sealed the area. One suspect has been arrested from the location.


A Shiite leader, Khawar Shafqat, while talking to AP News confirmed the bombing. As per Shafqat, the explosion took place when a procession of Shiite Muslims was passing through a congested neighbourhood of Muhajir Colony.