Earlier in the day, a powerful explosion occurred at a rally where hundreds were protesting against changes in drug legislation of the regional government.
The moment of the Lahore blast just now caught on drone camera footage pic.twitter.com/S9jrxVovoc
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According to the Dawn newspaper citing police sources, some 30 people were killed in the blast, carried out by a suicide bomber on a motor bike.
Other media outlets, including the Geo TV channel, put the number of casualties at 16.