According to details, the anti-terrorism commando force trained by Punjab Rangers, showed off their battle skills and combat training during the course of the passing out parade. Troops also displayed their ability to deal with emergency situations. Lahore Corps Commander Lieutenant General Sadiq Ali was the chief guest at the parade. D.G. Punjab Rangers Omar Farooq Burki was also in attendance along with senior officials.
On Sunday, a ghastly bomb blast attack at Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal park claimed more than seventy lives and injured as many as three hundred people, among them women and children. The incident shocked the country and drew condemnations from around the world. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressed the nation and reaffirmed his resolve to eliminate militancy from the country.