Raiwind blast: Funeral prayers of martyred offered in Lahore

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Raiwind blast: Funeral prayers of martyred offered in Lahore

LAHORE: The funeral prayers of five police officers who embraced martyrdom in Raiwind blast were offered in Qila Gujjar Singh police lines here Thursday morning.
The funeral prayers were attended by Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana, Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Amir Riaz, and DG Rangers Lahore Major General Azhar Naveed Hayat.
Besides, a large number of police personnel also attended the funeral prayers of their fellowmen who were martyred in the blast.
The martyred officers have been identified as Muhammad Saeed, Aslam, Manzoor, Tanveer and Saeed.
Dead bodies of the martyred police officers will be taken to their native areas for their burial later today.
At least seven people including the police personnel embraced martyrdom when a suicide bomber hit a security check post outside an annual religious congregation in Raiwind.

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