Two Facilitators Of Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park Suicide Blast Arrested

Two facilitators of Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park suicide blast arrested

LAHORE, Jan 6 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 06th Jan, 2017 ) : The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has arrested two alleged facilitators of Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park Lahore suicide blast. A CTD spokesman said that the arrested suspects, Shahidullah and Jehanzeb of a banned organization, were shifted to unknown place for further investigation. According to the investigation, the accused transported the suicide bomber namely Nasir to the park and they had also facilitated his entry in the park.

The bomber was wearing a veil (Burqa) at the time of blast while the accused Shaukat and Tawaakkal Jan had provided suicide jacket to Nasir. Accused Ameer Muhammad was local coordinator and a master mind of the incident. About 72 people had lost their lives in the suicide blast on March 27, 2016. Eight accused are still at large and raids are being conducted to arrest the remaining accused, the spokesman added.