LAHORE  - The Lahore Medical and Dental College (LMDC) administration on Tuesday clarified a new item appeared in a section of the press regarding the arrest of five suspected militants during a security sweep in the hostel of LMDC on Friday. “As a matter of fact, no raid was conducted in the Lahore Medical and Dental College which is located on the Canal Bank North Talspura, Lahore, and hence the arrests are out of question,” according to a press statement issued by the LMDC management. It may be possible that the raid was conducted in some other medical institution, it added.

The news items triggered panic among the parents and students who were queries about the incident that never occurred in the college premises. Therefore, it is clarified that no raid was conducted in the hostel of LMDC.