CM Punjab pays visit to Lahore blast victims at Ittefaq hospital


LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday visited Ittefaq hospital and inquired about the well being of the victims of the suicide blast in Sabzi Mandi near Arfa Software Technology Park.

He met every injured civilian and policeman individually and directed the authorities to provide them with best medical facilities. Punjab CM also asked the patients about the details of the blast.

At least 26 people were killed and dozens injured when a suicide blast took place in a busy vegetable market near Arfa Karim Technology Park on bustling main Ferozepur Road in the south of Lahore.

The area was busy with police at the time because officers had been sent to the market to clear stalls that had illegally spilt onto the road.