MAY 10, 2019
As per details, at least two labourers were killed when unidentified armed assailants opened fire on a coal mine in Harnai’s Khosat area.
After the incident, FC officials rushed to the spot and a vehicle carrying the FC officials collided with landmine. As a result, three FC officials embraced martyrdom.
The killed labourers were identified as Syed Shah and Habib Ullah. The martyred FC officials were identified as Junaid Shafiq and Khudaye Noor. An FC official named as Sher Alam was injured in the incident that was shifted to a Quetta hospital for medical assistance.
On Wednesday night, an IED attack had killed at least three people, including a tribal leader, in the province.
Meanwhile, the death toll from Wednesday’s suicide blast outside the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore rose to 11, as another police official succumbed to his injuries on Thursday.
Death toll from suicide blast outside Data Darbar in Lahore rises to 11
Policeman Saddam Hussain, a resident of Kasur, passed away due to injuries sustained in the blast, an official from Mayo Hospital’s emergency ward said, bringing the toll from the terrorist attack to 11. The funeral prayers for three of a family – who lost their lives in the suicide attack outside Data Darbar, were offered in their hometown.
Rafiq Ahmed, his son Ahmed Rafiq and cousin Mushtaq were laid to rest in Multan’s Jhanday Wala area.
Deputy commissioner (DC), city police officer (CPO), Punjab energy minister, representatives of district administration and locals in large numbers offered the funeral prayers as the whole area was gripped with grief. The victims’ family and the locals demanded that the government take strict action against the terrorists involved in the assault. Meanwhile, around 26 others are being treated for their injuries, two of whom are in critical condition, official said.