Four facilitators of Charing Cross blast arrested


LAHORE: A team of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday arrested four facilitators of a deadly blast at Charing Cross, Mall Road in Lahore last month.
According to CTD Punjab spokesman, the CTD team, on the pointation of Anwaar-ul-Haq, the main suspect of suicide blast at Charing Cross Lahore, conducted a raid at a plaza near Darbar Shah Muhammad Ghaus, Circular road here and arrested his four accomplices / facilitators who had assisted Anwaar-ul-Haq in the suicide blast in which 15 people including senior police officers were martyred while 110 others injured.
The arrested suspects are – Irfan Khan, Atta-ur-Rehman, Abdullah and Imran – belonging to Mohmand Agency and Bajaur.
The terrorists have been shifted to unknown place for interrogation.
The CTD team also recovered a sizable amount of hand grenades, explosives, electric detonator, circuits used for making suicide jackets from their custody.
Further investigation is underway.


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