65 killed, 253 injured in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park suicide attack


LAHORE, Mar 27 (APP): As many as 65 persons, predominantly women and children, were killed and 253 others injured in a high intensity suicide attack at the children’s play area at Gate No. 1 of the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park Allama Iqbal Town here on Sunday evening. According to the Rescue 1122 spokesperson, 39 dead bodies and 125 injured were received at the Jinnah Hospital, five dead bodies and 48 injured at Sheikh Zayed Hospital, six dead bodies and 41 injured at the Services Hospital, six dead-bodies and 33 injured at the Farooq Hospital A.I. Town while nine dead bodies and 12 injured were received at the Mayo Hospital. “81 injured were shifted to the Ganga Ram Hospital (20), Lahore General Hospital (53) and Bajwa Hospital (08)”, added the spokesperson.