Gen Raheel Sharif reviews progress of post Lahore’s blast operation


RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif chaired a high-level security meeting at General Headquarters (GHQ) on Monday to review progress of operation in Punjab to nab terrorists in the aftermath of Lahore park blast, the army spokesperson said.


The attack on Sunday evening at Gulshan Iqbal Park in the eastern city of Lahore, killed mostly women and children enjoying a weekend outing.

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a faction of the Tehreek-e-Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack late on Sunday night, and issued a direct challenge to the government.