Five more blasts rocked Lahore city within forty-five minutes duration this evening. Casualties are feared. The orchestrated blasts took place in the Iqbal Town area of Pakistan’s cultural capital .

Earlier this afternoon, two suicide attackers blew themselves up near security forces vehicles in R A Bazar area of South Cantt in Lahore as crowds gathered for Friday prayers. TTP claimed responsibility for the twin attacks. Two suspects have been arrested, and heads of both alleged bombers were recovered from the scene of the blasts.

The incident happened around 1.00 pm PST. 6 army personnel are among the 44 dead. Around 95 people were injured, some of them are reported to be in critical condition.

R A Bazaar is similar to Saddar in Karachi- a congested locality with shops and market areas abound. The afternoon target seems to have been an army convoy which was passing by the Bazaar, reports say.