Funeral prayers of martyred policemen offered


LAHORE, July 25 (TNS): Funeral prayers of police personnel, who embraced martyrdom in Lahore blast on Monday, were offered on Monday night.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, Corps Commander Lahore, DG Rangers Punjab, IG Punjab, other high officials and a large number of people attended the funeral prayer.

The provincial capital is in he grip of grief after the killing of 26 people and more than 58 injured, some seriously, after Monday’s blast. Though normal activities resumed on Tuesday in the city but the hustle and bustle , for which the city is famous was not visible. People are still feeling the pain and visited the homes of those killed in the blast.

Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday visited Ittefaq hospital and inquired about the well being of the victims of suicide blast in Sabzi Mandi.

He met every injured civilian and policeman individually and directed the authorities to provide them with best medical facilities. Punjab CM also asked the patients about the details of the blast.

On the occasion, he termed the incident as miserable and distressing which targeted innocent people and police.

“Coward and savage enemy has committed the brutal action. The nation will surely avenge the incident while the perpetrators of the attack cannot escape their dreadful end,” he said.


He stressed that the intentions of a brave nation making immense sacrifices in the war against terrorism cannot be shaken.