CCTV Exclusive Footage Of Gulshan Iqbal Park Lahore Blast Must Watch
At least 72 people were killed in a suicide blast that took place in Lahore’s crowded Gulshan-i-Iqbal park on Sunday evening, police confirmed on Monday. At least 300 others were injured. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Dr Haider Ashraf said the death toll had risen to 72 overnight.
In the wake of the attack, the Punjab government declared an emergency in Lahore and announced three days of mourning. Schools and markets were closed in the provincial capital on Monday. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Monday paid a visit to the injured admitted to Jinnah Hospital for treatment.