Johar Town blast: CTD arrests suspects in overnight raids

 Johar Town blast: CTD arrests suspects in overnight raids

CTD arrests suspects in overnight raids

ISLAMABAD(LAHORE), 24 June: An investigation CTD into Wednesday’s powerful blast in Johar Town of Lahore that killed three people and left 24 others injured is underway.

Sources today told to media that the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) and intelligence agencies have completed the process of gathering evidence from the site of the explosion.

They said ball-bearings, pieces of iron and parts of vehicle that was used in the blast were collected.

Besides, they added the process of geo-fencing of the area to trace the culprits and their facilitators has also been completed.

Separately, the CTD apprehended several suspects during raids in various cities of Punjab.

Six-year-old Abdul Haq, his father Abdul Malik, and a passer-by died in the explosion in Lahore’s Johar Town on Wednesday. The blast left a four-foot-deep and eight-foot-wide crater on the road and damaged several houses and shops nearby.

A first investigation report (FIR) of the blast has been registered on the complaint of SHO City Police Station Abid Baig against those involved in the bomb blast.

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