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Two suspects, allegedly involved in a suicide blast near at Chehlum-e-Imam Hussain

shiitenews_Lahore13killedinUrduBazarblast_19018Two suspects, allegedly involved in a suicide blast near at Chehlum-e-Imam Hussain (as) procession in Lahore Urdu Bazar chowk on January 25 , were arrested by intelligence officials on Monday.

According to the Shiite News Correspondent, The suspects, Qari Mustafa and a man known as Commander, were charged with providing arms and ammunition to the man who blew himself up near a police checkpost.

Sources said that the suspects were linked with militants in Waziristan and were working for a banned organisation.

The blast, which killed at least 13 people and wounded more than 70 others, occurred midway between the Data Darbar shrine and the location of the chehlum-e-Imam Hussain (as) procession for the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (As). At Data Darbar, the devotees were marking Hazrat Ali Hajveri’s 967th.

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