SHEIKHUPURA

The funeral prayer for Waqar Aslam, who lost his life in bomb explosion in Civil Line area in Lahore on Tuesday, was offered in Gole Masjid ground here and later laid to rest in his native graveyard on Wednesday.

The deceased resident of Ghang Road area had gone to Lahore to submit his visa documents to a travel agent in the same locality where the bomb exploded. After submitting the documents, the deceased along with his son Haseeb, 16, were passing by the police line area when the tragic incident took place.

As a result, Waqar, 40, died on the spot while his son sustained serious injuries and is under treatment in Mayo Hospital Lahore, the family sources said. The deceased’s funeral prayer was not attended by any legislator and any government official.