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Thursday Feb 16, 2017

Picture released of suspected Lahore attack facilitator

Picture released of suspected Lahore attack facilitator

LAHORE: A picture showing one of the alleged facilitators of the Charing Cross suicide bombing has been released. A reward of Rs 1 million has also been announced for information pertaining to the facilitator.

Progress has been made by investigators in the case, claiming that two facilitators involved in the attack have been arrested.

According to sources, the facilitators were apprehended from Dera Ismail Khan and Lahore, further adding that the terror group entered Lahore from South Punjab. The suspects have been moved to an undisclosed location for interrogation.    

Police have also released a sketch of the suicide bomber made with the help of eyewitnesses.  

Sketch of Lahore suicide bomber
Sketch of Lahore suicide bomber

The JIT formed to probe the bombing is also interrogating previously arrested members of banned organisations. Mobile phone numbers and data have also been collected through Geofencing.  

At least 14 people were martyred including two senior police officials in a deadly suicide attack in Lahore on February 13. The suicide bomber hit close to the Punjab Assembly when hundreds of demonstrators had gathered for a protest.



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