Funeral of Church blasts held

LAHORE: Bomb blasts’s victims of Youhannbad Churches were laid to rest after offering their last rites at St. Jones Girls High School amid tight security on Tuesday.

A large number of Christian community members including women and children attended the last rites of the victims.

The bodies were handed over to the heirs of the victims for burial in native areas.

Two consecutive blasts at Catholic Church and Christ Church had claimed at least 17 lives besides leaving dozens of innocent people injured on Sunday.

Ferozepur Road has been blocked from Chungi Amar Sadhu to Kahna due to security reasons.

A company of Punjab Rangers were deployed in Youhanabad whereas more than 5000 policemen were also deputed around the area.