A rescue official told PTI that an explosive device hidden inside the truck went off at around 9 pm local time.
Initial reports indicate that a truck loaded with fruits got tangled with high tension wires which caused the explosion.
Jam Sajjad Hussain, a rescue service spokesman, told AFP that at least three of the injured were in a critical condition. "At least 34 people have been injured, a lot of them were passerby", Sumbal said, adding that the injured have been taken to two hospitals.
Sharif was at first planned to go to Lahore from Islamabad by means of the acclaimed Grand Trunk Road on Sunday, however the rally was delayed to Wednesday.
Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a probe into the blast.
DIG Haider Ashraf confirmed that it was a bomb blast and said that the blast has created a huge crater.
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Though BJP national president Amit Shah made the party MPs raise the issue in the Lok Sabha, it also did not have any impact. The minister complained that had some something similar happened in a BJP-ruled state, there would have been a hue and cry.
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The release said the State Department travel warning for Pakistan issued on May 22, 2017 remains active.
The incident took place on Monday evening.
Authorities probing Monday night's truck blast claim to have made headway in the investigation.
She said the men, in their 40s, were present in the school building when it collapsed because of the impact of the blast. As per reports, blast in the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province's Bund road area injured mostly women and children.
The eyewitnesses in the area have said more than 100 vehicles were also damaged in the explosion.
In February, a suicide bomber killed 14 people, including senior police officers, near the Punjab Assembly here.
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On his part, Oseloka Obaze, a former Secretary to the Anambra State Government, said such callous attacks dehumanised the society. Governor Obiano condemned the attack and promised to ensure that the culprits are brought to justice.
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Some of them went on a night-long dharna condemning the incident and demanding immediate arrest of the perpetrators. Jayesh Darji, a member of the BJP's youth wing in Banaskantha, was arrested on Saturday.
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