Funerals held for policemen killed in Lahore attack

Published: June 1, 2010
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The sister of policeman Zulfiqar Ali cries next to his coffin before his burial in Lahore. PHOTO: REUTERS

The sister of policeman Zulfiqar Ali cries next to his coffin before his burial in Lahore. PHOTO: REUTERS

LAHORE: The funerals of two of the four policemen killed in Monday’s attack on Jinnah Hospital have been offered at Qila Gujjar Singh Police Station.

The prayers were attended by IG Punjab Tariq Saleem Dogar and CCPO Lahore Shafique Gujjar among other senior police officials.

One of the slain policemen named Mohammad Zulfiqar belonged to Kasur, while the other belonged to Kot Lakhpat in Lahore. The body of the third CIA policeman Ishtiqar Nazir has been sent to his native village in Manga Mandi.

The fourth policeman Ghulam Ahmed succumbed to his injuries Tuesday morning.

Late Monday night, four terrorists entered the emergency ward at Jinnah hospital near midnight and began firing indiscriminately, killing 12 people, including four policemen.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Julie
    Jun 1, 2010 - 4:31PM

    What a drama 4 people run around a hospital shooting around and no one stops them. Are they invisible Recommend

  • pervaize
    Jun 1, 2010 - 4:48PM

    Question is like other terror attacks were the guns of the policemen taken away prior to this attack.

    They were taken away in the Manga attackRecommend

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