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Youhanabad incident facilitator ‘arrested’

Published Mar 23, 2015 07:17am


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LAHORE: A local TV channel on Sunday claimed that law-enforcement agencies have arrested a suspect who allegedly provided transport facility to the terrorists behind the Youhanabad church blasts.

The suspect was identified as Ghulam Rasool and the law-enforcement agencies had shifted him to an undisclosed location for interrogation, the channel further claimed.

Police authorities, however, denied any arrest, terming it absolutely a false information.

SSP (Investigation) Rana Ayaz Saleem told Dawn no suspect had been arrested in the Youhanabad incident.

blasts victim dies: Another Youhanabad church blasts victim succumbed to his injuries at Lahore General Hospital (LGH) on Sunday, taking the death toll to 19.

Seven-year-old Inmol was shifted to LGH on March 15 with multiple head injuries and was getting treatment at its intensive care unit since then.

An admin official of the LGH said two more blast victims were still in a serious condition due to head injuries.

Published in Dawn, March 23rd, 2015

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Nobody Mar 24, 2015 03:47am

Too late. RIP victims.

samuel Mar 25, 2015 08:59am

One week ago. At Sunday most people went in churches. People do not know that terrorist came in Yohanabad and blasts the churches. Terrorist came in yohanabad and nobody saw that. First they firing in market because people ran here and there and terrorist went to church .But Akas saw the terrorist and said what are you doing .First terrorist fired the Akas .Then Christ church privet security and police hug the terrorist and then terrorist blast him they played with their life and save other life .from Samuel and M Saim Rafique.