CTD arrests facilitator of Data Darbar suicide attack
LAHORE: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) today claimed to nab another alleged ‘facilitator’ involved in the suicide blast near the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore.
As per CTD sources, the facilitator identified as Mohsin Khan, a resident of Shabqadar area in Charsadda was arrested from the metropolis’ Bhati Gate area.
Mohsin Khan has been a native of Shabqadar in Charsadda district, sources added.
The suicide bomber in Lahore shrine attack has been identified as Sadiqullah Mohmand, he was a citizen of Afghanistan, sources further said.
According to sources Sadiqullah was entered in Pakistan on an Afghan passport. He had entered in Pakistan from Torkham border crossing on May 06, sources said.
A facilitator Tayyabullah guided the suicide bomber to Lahore and both of them stayed at the home of Mohsin and Noorzeb in Lahore on May 07, CTD sources disclosed.
On May 08 suicide bombing tool at least 10 lives and 25 others injured after a suicide bomber targeted Elite Force vehicle outside Gate No. 2 of Data Darbar shrine.