Cash distribution among Lahore bomb blast victims begins
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On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, distribution of cash among those affected by the bomb blast at Johar Town, Lahore a few days ago has started, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.
In this connection, Deputy Commissioner, Lahore Mudassar Riaz Malik went to Jinnah Hospital on Sunday to distribute cheques among family members of those who were martyred as well as those who were injured in the bomb blast.
MS Jinnah Hospital, ADCR, ADC headquarters and other officers were also present on the occasion.
Later, DC Lahore Mudassar Riaz Malik told the media that an injured woman, Safia Bibi, was given the cheque of Rs1.7 million for her martyred husband and son and an injured son.
Similarly, injured Abdur Rehman, Muhammad Intezar, Zahida Bibi and Muhammad Atif Ali were handed the cheques of Rs1.2 million each.
He further said that Muhammad Saeed and Sheikh Azhar were given the cheques of Rs0.1 million and Rs0.5 million, respectively in order to compensate them for the damage done to their properties in the blast.
The deputy commissioner informed that more cheques would be distributed among family members of those who were killed, injured as well as those who suffered financial losses in the terrorist incident, adding these would be distributed in a day or two.
Reporter Rizwan Naqvi