Lahore Mall Road blast mastermind identified

Lahore Mall Road blast mastermind identified

LAHORE: Security agencies have made breakthrough in the Chairing Cross Mall Road Blast.

The commander of the banned outfit involved in the deadly Charing Cross suicide bombing earlier this week has been identified, Geo News reported.

Intelligence sources informed that the commander of the banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, Akhtar Khalil Urfi Hasan, along with another accomplice Ameen, are “important characters” behind the Lahore attack.

According to the sources, Urfi Hasan sent four terrorists to Lahore and two terrorists to Sialkot. The Lahore suicide attacker and his three accomplices were provided residence by Ameen in Lahore.

Security agencies are trying to track down Akhtar Khalil Urfi Hasan and Ameen, the sources added.

A detailed report on the investigation has been submitted to the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, sources inside the interior ministry informed earlier today.

The latest development follows the arrest of two facilitators involved in the attack earlier this week.