Lahore Blast: CGS General Bilal Akbar calls CM, Interior Minister

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Lahore Blast: CGS General Bilal Akbar calls CM, Interior Minister

ISLAMABAD: In the wake of the suicide attack on census team in Lahore, Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar on Tuesday called Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Cheif Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.

According to a statement issued on the meeting, the respective representatives discussed civil-military cooperation against terrorism.

It further said that the interior minister expressed his concern by saying that it must be taken into notice that despite receiving prior intelligence how come this unfortunate incident took place.

Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar called for expedition of actions under Operation Raddul Fasaad and better civil-military coordination on matters of national security.   

At least six people were martyred and 15 others wounded Wednesday morning when a suicide bomber targeted a population census team in Lahore's Bedian Road, officials said.