LAHORE - Another victim of Old Anarkali bomb blast died at the Mayo Hospital on Saturday evening, police sources said.

The deceased was identified as Muhammad Asad, 24. Police said that Asad, the son of a hotel owner, was sitting at the cash-counter when the bomb ripped through the shop. The high-intensity bomb that went off under the feet of the cashier chopped off his one leg and he was admitted to the hospital in critical condition. The police removed the body to the morgue for autopsy.

On the other hand, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) is investigating the blast incident with no arrest and no clue yet. Police sources said that the investigation team is working on different lines keeping in view various aspects of the happening.

A security guard died on the spot while 16 other people were wounded seriously when a powerful bomb ripped through the Sindhi Biryani in the famous tourist street before noon on Thursday.

Police and bomb disposal squad officials said that a high-intensity time device stashed in a shopping bas was detonated beneath the cash-counter.

The police have also intensified snap-checking across the City and dozens of special and surprise pickets are set up all over the Punjab Capital to intercept the movement of the suspected persons.

The police also searching the motorists and passengers at all the entry and exit points of the City to ward off any further untoward incident.