MULTAN: At least three people including two children were killed and 15 injured in an explosion at a hotel located in the Gulshan Market area of the city on Friday.
CPO Munir Masood said that the nature of the explosion was still being ascertained. However, those present at the location spoke to the media and said that it was probably a cylinder explosion.
Windows of nearby buildings and cars were shattered as a result of the explosion. The roof of a nearby building also collapsed due to the explosion. There are reports of some people still trapped in the building.
Police and rescue teams were rushed to the area and are now rescuing people from under the debris. The injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment.
This is a developing story and will be updated as further details are available.