Youhanabad Churches attacks were RAW funded: Punjab Minister

Shuja Khanzada, Punjab Home Minister said that these terrorists were being bolstered by Indian RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) through Afghanistan.

Addressing a press conference, the minister claimed that ten terrorists captured regarding the occurrence got Indian mandates and financing. He presented photographs of the terrorists and video of their confessional statements to the media.

On 15 March 2015, at least 15 people were killed and seventy others were injured when two bomb blasts hit Roman Catholic Church and Christ Church during Sunday service at Youhanabad town of Lahore. Shuja Khanzada said that a terrorist network comprising ten suspects has been busted. Eight of them were working as facilitators while others were suicide bombers.

He said three terrorists managed to flee towards Afghanistan.

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