Pakistan Military Arrests Suspects With Links to Deadly Lahore Attack

© REUTERS / Mohsin RazaRescue workers move a body from the site of a blast outside a public park in Lahore, Pakistan
Rescue workers move a body from the site of a blast outside a public park in Lahore, Pakistan - Sputnik International
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The Pakistan military arrested a number of people suspected of links to the Lahore attack on Monday, the director general of the media wing of the Pakistan Armed Forces, the Inter-Services Public Relations, said.

Ambulance in Lahore. (File) - Sputnik International
Police Identify Suicide Bomber Behind Terrorist Attack in Lahore, Pakistan
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Sunday, a suicide blast hit a park in Pakistani northeastern city of Lahore, where hundreds of families, mainly women and children, were walking, some of them celebrating Catholic Easter. At least 72 people were reportedly killed and over 300 people were injured. Militants, affiliated with the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

"Number of suspect terrorists and facilitators arrested and huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered," Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa said on his Twitter.

According to the official, counterterrorist operations continued in the Punjab province cities of Lahore, Faisalabad and Multan.

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