No less than eight people, including five policemen, lost their lives and 20 others were harmed in a suicide assault which focused a police check post in Raiwind on the edges of Lahore, Punjab Health Minister Salman Rafique told DawnNewsTV.
Delegate Inspector General (DIG) Operations Dr Haider Ashraf affirmed that it was a suicide impact which tore through a police check post situated on Raiwind Road driving towards the ground where ijtima (gathering) of Tableeghi Jamaat is held.
The senior police official said beginning reports propose that a cruiser was utilized to do the suicide assault, including that examinations were in progress out to distinguish and find the assistants of the charged suicide aggressor.
In addition, confirm was gathered by the Bomb Disposal Squad from the site of the impact for assist examination.
Burrow Ashraf said body parts of the suicide plane were recouped from the blast site and sent to the scientific lab for encourage examination.
The senior police official focused on that if the suicide assailant had figured out how to enter the assembly site, the loss of life could have been significantly higher.
Safeguard 1122 groups moved the harmed policemen and regular citizens to adjacent healing centers, where a crisis has been forced.
The police camp was set up for the security of a progressing gathering of Tableeghi Jamaat.
Security has been fixed after the assault and all exit and passage focuses to the region have been secured. An inquiry activity in the encompassing region has likewise been propelled.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif rushed to censure the impact. He “looked for a report from Inspector General Police” and guided the specialists to give “most ideal medicinal offices and treatment to the harmed people”, read an announcement issued by the commonplace government.