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Facilitator arrested in Lahore blast case

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LAHORE: Punjab police have arrested a man who allegedly facilitated the suicide bomber carry out the February 13 blast in Lahore, ARY News reported.

According to ARY News correspondent Babar Khan, the man was arrested for he helped the suicide bomber enter Lahore through South Punjab and carry out the deadly attack which killed 13 people including two senior police officers.

The Counter Terrorism Department of the law enforcement agency is now carrying out raids to arrest other aides and facilitators of the terror group behind the attack.

 

At least 13 people, including two top police officers of Punjab, were killed and around 108 people were injured in a suicide attack during protests staged by chemists at Lahore’s Mall Road.

The First Information Report (FIR) of the attack was filed in Counter Terrorism Department Police Station by SHO Civil Lines Police Station. Murder, attempt-to-murder and terrorism acts have been included in the FIR No. 6/17.

The FIR also mentioned that the suicide attacker was accompanied with three accomplices, who managed to escape from the scene of the attack following the incident.

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