Australia, Canada express solidarity with Lahore blast victims
A suicide bomber blew himself up on Easter Sunday at Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, killing at least 74 people and injuring more than 300 others.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had condemned the Lahore blast in his Twitter message whereas the Toronto sign was lit up with Pakistani colors to express solidarity with the victims of the bomb blast.
Canada condemns the deplorable bombing in Lahore, Pakistan. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those killed or injured. #LahoreBlast
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 27, 2016
Tonight, the Toronto sign is lit green & white to remember the innocent victims of Lahore, Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/qVFFbmR9GO
— John Tory (@JohnTory) March 29, 2016
A vigil was also held to remember the victims of the Lahore tragedy.
A solemn vigil tonight to remember the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Lahore, Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/nWGMccHDIf
— John Tory (@JohnTory) March 30, 2016
The Omni Dallas Hotel in the United States along with the Kings Avenue Bridge in Australian capital Canberra was also lit up with the colors of Pakistani flag to mark the incident.
It should be noted a faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had claimed responsibility for the attack.