Tip-off prompts bomb scare

Published: October 14, 2010
An explosion was heard on Mall Road in Lahore.

An explosion was heard on Mall Road in Lahore.

LAHORE: The police after searching the area around Pearl Continental Hotel on Mall Road in Lahore, said that they did not find anything relating to an explosion, on Thursday.

According to Express 24/7 correspondent Shiraaz Hasnaat, the police had received information on their wireless about an explosion in the area. However, when they, along with rescue teams, searched the area they did not find any evidence of such activity.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Pervaiz Butt confirmed that the police had cleared the area around PC, and were now searching the Government Officers Residence (GOR) near the hotel, but the situation was under control.

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