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Man injured in Lahore bakery explosion succumbs to wounds

June 27, 2019
Man injured in Lahore bakery explosion succumbs to wounds

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A man injured in a cylinder explosion at a bakery in Lahore succumbed to his wounds on Thursday, according to the police.  

He has been identified as Sajid Basheer. He worked as a security guard at Cakes and Bakes, which is located near Shershah Colony on Ferozepur Road. 

Eleven people injured during the explosion are being treated at the Services Hospital.

Related: 12 injured after explosion at Lahore bakery

The blast occurred around 5:30am Wednesday when the bakery staff had begun cleaning up ahead of its opening. The police are investigating whether the blast was caused by a gas leak or cylinder explosion.

A case has been registered against the bakery’s owner, Malik Riazuddin.

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