Multan: Bomb explodes in Multan, no casualties
MULTAN: A bomb blast was reported in Sadaat Colony on Saturday, but no casualties have been reported, police have said. Gulgasht Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Muhammad Ashraf told APP that a youth named as Rauf Yousuf was making a bomb when it exploded. Yousaf was injured in the blast although he later fled, the DSP added.
Additional Senior Superintendent of Police Fayaz Khan Sunbal told reporters that Yousaf had links with a banned outfit. He said no arrests had been made, but that Yousaf’s uncle, Muharram Khan, and his brother, Abdul Rauf, were being questioned. Police sources said Yousaf had plans to target the lawyers’ proposed long march, starting on June 10, adding that they had also obtained “useful information” from Yousaf’s personal computer. Muharram Khan told Online that Yousaf had been a member of a banned outfit, but “he has come back now and is preparing for his FSc examination”.