The explosion created a three-feet deep and 8-feet wide crater. An area of 100 square feet was destroyed by this blast.
Lahore Police is hiding the name of Hafiz Saeed. (Photo Credit: News Nation)
- ‘Foreign-made goods’ were also used in the blast
- Lahore Police is hiding Hafiz Saeed’s name
- Nearby houses and shops were damaged by the blast
The layers of the massive explosion outside the Lahore home of Hafiz Saeed, the founder of the Pakistani terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba, who wreaked terror in the world especially in India, are being uncovered by the investigation. According to the Lahore Police, about 30 kg of explosives were used in this horrific explosion. Not only this, ‘goods made abroad’ were also used in this. The explosion created a three-feet deep and 8-feet wide crater. An area of 100 square feet was destroyed by this blast. In this blast, the glass of Hafiz Saeed’s house was broken and the walls have also suffered a lot. So far three people have been killed in the blast. Significantly, 71-year-old Saeed, convicted in the terrorism financing case, is serving his sentence in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail. The Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa is a covert organization of the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba, which is responsible for the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Police telling attack on themselves
In the forensic investigation of the blast, ball bearings, nails and other explosive materials have been found from the blast site. All these are used to make bombs. Initial investigation revealed that 30 kg of explosives was kept inside a car and was parked outside Hafiz Saeed’s house. After this the car was blown up with the remote. According to Pakistani TV channel Geo, Lahore Police is trying to hide the fact that Hafiz Saeed’s house was targeted and attacked. According to Pakistani newspaper Dawn, the glass of Hafiz Saeed’s house was broken in this horrific explosion and the walls have also suffered a lot. Lahore Police said that the attack was done by targeting the police picket built there.
So far 3 dead and 24 injured
Several policemen have also been injured in this attack, who were engaged in protecting Hafiz’s house. So far three people have died and 24 others have been injured in this horrific attack. On the other hand, after the blast, now Hafiz Saeed’s house has been converted into a fort. Vehicles plying in the entire Johor Town area are being checked. Special investigation has been ordered for all the suspicious people and unidentified items. Pakistan’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid has sought a report on the entire matter. However, no organization has claimed responsibility for the blast so far. Punjab Police chief Inam Ghani said the incident could have caused a “big loss” had there not been a police post outside the eminent’s residence.
First Published : 24 Jun 2021, 09:39:13 AM