Sacred Heart High School for Boys
|Sacred Heart High School for Boys|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Administration||Catholic Board of Education|
|Current Principal||Ayaz James|
|Age||5 to 16|
|Affiliations||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lahore.|
On March 11, 2008, a powerful bomb ripped open a government building, killed at least 30 people and injured about 200 more, as well as damaging Catholic Church buildings in Lahore. The explosion caused serious damage to Sacred Heart Cathedral, Sacred Heart High School for Boys, Sacred Heart High School for Girls, St. Anthony's College. Three schoolchildren died in the incident. More than 100 children were taken to hospitals for medical treatment.
Chief Minister Ejaz Nisar has said a high-level committee has been constituted to assess the damage done by the March 2008 suicide bombings in the city. Education Minister Mira Phailbus and Archbishop of Lahore Lawrence Saldanha were also present.