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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday condemned the tragic incident of a blast outside Lahores Data Darbar and expressed his solidarity with the bereaved families of martyrs.

Earlier today, at least five people including three police officials embraced martyrdom and several others were injured in a reported blast outside Data Darbar here on Wednesday.

The blast targetted a van carrying the Elite Force of Punjab Police, rescue sources said.

According to sources all the dead and the injured have been shifted to Mayo Hospital for further medical assistance.

All three of the martyred were police officials. Four of the injured are in critical condition, the sources added.

However, the police have started an investigation to unearth the details of the blast.