Lahore: At least a dozen people including police personnel were killed and more than sixty others injured Monday evening when a suicide bomber struck protesters outside the Punjab Assembly building on Mall Road, reported 24 News HD.
Condemnations started pouring in immediately after the attack.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was reported as saying that such cowardly acts cannot deter the resolve of the Nation to stand against terrorism
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, in his message on social media, said that he was shocked and saddened and that his prayers are with the families of the victims:
Former president of Pakistan and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari offered condolences to the families of those martyred:
Political commentator and academic Mosharraf Zaidi said expressed his shock:
PPP leader Senator Sherry Rehman expressed her grief and prayed for the affected families:
PTI’s lawmaker Shireen Mazari said that it is time for Rangers’ operation in Punjab:
Pakistan’s Ambassador to The Kingdom of Bahrain Javed Malik reiterated government’s resolve to root out terrorism:
PTI’s lawmaker Asad Umar stressed that we need to acknowledge the sacrifices of the policemen:
PMLN leader Khurram Dastgir Khan stressed that the Lahore blast should help unite the nation: