Lahore suicide blast exposes safe city project


Lahore, July 25 (TNS): Lahore blast has exposed Punjab government’s multi-million dollar safe city project.

At least 26 people including nine cops were martyred in Monday blast near Arfa Software Technology Park, 57 other wounded in the tragedy.

Although a poll was placed at the site where Monday blast occurred however no cameras were installed there which is a serious negligence of safe city project.

Under the multi-million dollar project 8,000 cameras to be installed in the metropolis but there are only 1500 cameras functioning, which is a big question mark on authorities.

The project was scheduled to be fully functional in 2016 however only 19% cameras are installed so far.