Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has strongly condemned the blast near the vehicle of elite force outside Data Darbar. He has sought a report from IG Police and ACS (Home) along with the direction to hold an inquiry. Usman Buzdar has also expressed a deep sense of sorrow over the death of citizens and police officials and extended sympathies to the bereaved heirs. He has directed the administration to provide the best healthcare facilities to the injured. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister postponed his visits to Bhakkar, Sargodha and Sheikhupura districts upon hearing the news of blast and was given a detailed briefing about the blast at Punjab Safe City Authority office.