Preliminary investigation revealed that 30 kg of explosives were kept inside a car and parked in front of Hafiz Saeed’s house for the blast.
The area has been cordoned off after the blast (AFP)
The investigation into the massive blast outside the house of Hafiz Saeed, the founder of Pakistan-based terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba and accused of the 2008 Mumbai attack, is underway. . Since the start of the investigation, the layers of this blast have started to open. According to the Lahore Police, about 30 kg of explosives were used in this horrific explosion. Not only this, but things made abroad were used for this blast. Due to the explosion, a crater three feet deep and eight feet wide was formed in the area.
At the same time, an area of 100 square feet has been completely destroyed due to the blast. Apart from this, the glass of terrorist Hafiz Saeed’s house has been broken in the blast and the walls have also suffered heavy damage. Ball bearings, nails and other explosive material were found at the site of the explosion. It is used to make bombs. Preliminary investigation revealed that 30 kg of explosives was kept inside a car and parked in front of Hafiz Saeed’s house for the blast. After this the car was blown up through remote control. According to Geo News, the Lahore Police is trying to suppress the fact that the attack was targeting Hafiz Saeed’s house.
Policemen guarding terrorist Hafiz’s house injured
According to Pakistani newspaper Dawn, due to this horrific explosion, the glass of Hafiz Saeed’s house was broken and the walls were also badly destroyed. Lahore Police said that the attack was aimed at the police post built there. Responding to a question on the attack on Hafiz’s house, a senior police officer said, “There is a police post near Hafiz Saeed’s house. This is the reason why this vehicle could not reach this house. That’s why we believe that the police were targeted through this attack. Several policemen guarding Hafiz’s house were also injured in the attack.
Pakistani Home Minister sought report on the matter
Three people have died in this blast in Lahore, while 24 others have been injured. On the other hand, Hafiz Saeed’s house has been converted into a fort after the blast. Every vehicle reaching Jauhar Town is being searched. Special investigation has been ordered for all suspicious persons and unidentified objects. Pakistan’s Home Minister Sheikh Rashid has sought a report on the whole matter. So far no organization has claimed responsibility for the blast. Punjab Police Chief Inam Ghani, pointing to Saeed, said that the incident could have caused huge damage had there not been a police post outside the residence of the eminent man.
FIR registered in blast case
At the same time, an FIR has been registered against unknown persons at Lahore’s CTD police station under various sections of Pakistan Penal Code, Anti-Terrorism Act and Explosive Substances Act. The FIR said that some officers were present near Jinnah Hospital to trace the members of a banned organisation. Then he heard the sound of a loud bang from the Johar Town area. It said that the blast was so strong that a deep crater was formed at the blast site and doors and windows of nearby houses were broken. At the same time, cars parked nearby were damaged.
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