Pakistan arrests three, offers reward to find cricket attackers
Pakistani intelligence agencies said Wednesday that they have arrested three persons for providing assistance to the gunmen who attacked Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore on Tuesday.
LAHORE: Some arrests have been made in connection with the attack on Sri Lankan team.
According to CCPO Lahore Habibur Rehman, raids to capture the suspects are underway and good news will be revealed soon.Meanwhile, sensitive agencies have arrested three people for providing assistance in the attack.
Eight people including six security officials were killed and several wounded in Tuesday’s attack on Sri Lankan team at Liberty chowk.
The government in Pakistan's Punjab province on Wednesday announced $126,000 reward for help in identification of the gunmen who attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is offering a $126,000 reward for help identifying the gunmen who attacked Sri Lanka's cricket team.
Around a dozen attackers armed with guns, grenades and rocket launchers attacked the visiting players in the eastern city of Lahore on Tuesday. The assault underscored the challenges facing Pakistan as it battles rising Islamist violence. Six police officers and a driver were killed. Seven players, an umpire and an assistant coach were wounded, but none of the injuries was life threatening.
Pakistan's Punjab province took out advertisements in newspapers Wednesday offering the reward. The ad showed two alleged attackers, one dressed in brown and the other blue, and both carrying backpacks and guns.