Pakistan demands India to arrest suspect in Johar Town terror attack

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has demanded the Modi-led government to arrest the accused, who is an Indian citizen, responsible for terrorism in the Johar Town area of Lahore,

According to details, a Foreign Office spokesman issued a statement yesterday saying that India should bring the accused responsible for the blast to justice without any delay. 

Referring to India’s past terrorism, the Foreign Office spokesman said that India’s RAW commander, Kulbhushan Jadhav, was caught red-handed in involvement in terrorism in Pakistan. The Foreign Office spokesman said that it is the responsibility of the international community to indict India for terrorism that occurred in Pakistan. The Modi government should arrest those responsible for the Lahore blast incident as soon as possible.

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Last month, a powerful blast near the residence of Jamaatud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed in Johar Town had killed three people and injured 24 others, including a police constable. A house exploded in the early hours of June 23 in the Johar Town area of Lahore, shattering the windows of surrounding buildings. The blast was heard far away and damaged nearby vehicles and motorcycles.

As soon as the incident was reported, police and rescue teams rushed to the spot. An investigation and rescue operation was launched to find out the cause of the blast. The injured were shifted to Jinnah Hospital.