Celebrities call for prayers after Lahore blast claims three lives
The nation is in mourning after three people were killed and 33 injured in a blast in Lahore's Anarkali area on Thursday. The country's celebrities have been posting their condolences online and praying for the families affected by the attack
It started with TV show host Fakhr-e-Alam, who took to Twitter to request "prayers for Lahore."
Actor Adnan Siddiqui said he strongly condemned the blast and prayed for strength for the victims' families.
Punjab Nahi Jaungi actor Humayun Saeed asked God to "bless the should of the deceased and give health to the injured".
Actor Ramsha Khan also shared the news on Twitter.
Cricketer Shoaib Malik offered his condolences.
Former wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal said his heart goes out to the families of the people killed and injured in the barbaric blast. "May Allah grant health to all the injured people. Ameen," he wrote on Twitter.
The Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department has lodged a case against unidentified suspects for the blast and several political leaders, including the prime minister and Punjab chief minister, have condemned the attack.