Wagah Border Attack: Terrorist outfit Jundullah claims responsibility


LAHORE  – The banned terrorist outfit Jundullah on Sunday claimed responsibility of the suicide attack near Wagah Border that claimed as many as 54 lives and injured over 120,

Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said in a statement that the intelligence agencies had already alerted the authorities about the possibility of the attack at the Wagah Border area.

The Wagah Border Lahore terror left as many as 54 dead and over 120 injured including women, children and members of Rangers force.

The banned terrorist organization Jundullah has been involved in prominent attacks including the recent attack on Jamait Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman.

Prime Minister ordered immediate inquiry and summoned report from Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif and Director General (DG) Rangers. He directed the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar to provide every possible care to the injured and families of those died in the attack.

Prime Minister also ordered Interior Minister to carry out prompt investigation of the attack and submit the report.

Shahbaz Sharif directed the provincial ministers Bilal Yasin and Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman to reach the hospital for care of the victims.



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