(3 months food relief provided 3 times to the victims. Each time one month food)
On March 27th, 2016 a large number of people and especially the Christian families were gathered in the Gulshan Park Lahore to celebrate their Easter in the park. Some Muslim people were also there because it is a public park. Approximately at 6:45p.m the suicide bomber entered in to the park and he blew himself up. There were many people including youngsters, children, women and elderly killed on the spot and hundreds of people were injured very seriously with the shells of the bomb.
In that blast, more than 72 innocent people were lost their lives and more than 340 people were injured very seriously even most of them disabled too.
All the families were very grieved and in great sorrow. At that tough time HFO team members visited the injured in the hospitals and visited the martyr’s families. HFO provided them food relief for a month as a symbol of solidarity.
The ceremony organized at HFO office. In the ceremony Catholic Priest and the Vicar General of Archdiocese Lahore Rev. Fr. Francis Gulzar,Rev.Pastor Irshad Ashaknaz and community leaders were present.
Rev. Fr. Francis Gulzar (Vicar General Archdiocese Lahore) and Rev. Pastor Irsahd Ashknaz distributing food relief to families of martyrs and injured. The relief was supported by Human Friends Organization (HFO)