Date & Time: 1 September 2010 at 19:00:00
No# Of Martyrs: 49
No# Of Injured Persons: 300
3 BLAST IN JALOOS SHAHDAT OF HAZRAT ALI a.s
1st September 2010 at 7:00 pm
21 Ramzan 1431 hijri.
Lahore SFP Report - At least 49 people were martyred and 300 others injured on Wednesday evening as two suicide bombers exploded themselves minutes after a cracker blast at a mourning procession held in connection with death anniversary of Hazrat Ali (AS) near Karbala Gamay Shah and Bhati Gate. Soon after the incident, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Al-Almi claimed the responsibility of carrying out the blasts.
On the other hand, Sunni, Shia community and the business community have announced three-day mourning across the country to protest against the heinous act.
The bombers detonated their suicide vests at separate spots as the people had started returning after the main procession entered the premises of Karbala Gamay Shah. The string of blasts occurred in the span of 30 minutes immediately after Iftar. Two women and five children were also among the martyred.
Karbala Gamay Shah Imambargah and Bhati Gate are located near Data Darbar, which was recently targeted by suicide attackers, 49 dead and above 300 injured.
The death toll could rise as some of the injured were reported to be in critical condition as the report is being filed.
Hundreds of people were busy in offering rituals when two suicide bombers managed to breach the security cordon. "The first attacker, said to be a 19-year-old, exploded his suicide vest in the courtyard of the site amid the procession while the second bomber blew himself up at the main entrance from the backside," eyewitnesses said, both the explosions were organized and coordinated...
the peoples attended the jaloos immediately moved the dead bodies & injured persons to the nearest hospital for emergency treatment