Monday, February 13, 2017

Pakistan - Powerful Bomb By Suicide Bomber Rocks Lahore: DTN News

Pakistan - Powerful Bomb By Suicide Bomber Rocks Lahore: DTN News

(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - February 13, 2017: At least 16 people were killed and 53 more injured when a suspected suicide bomber set off his explosives during a protest outside the Punjab Assembly on the main thoroughfare of the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday evening.

The blast occurred as a large number of chemists and pharmaceutical manufacturers were staging a demonstration against a new drug control act on the Mall Road, where several key government buildings are located. It was not clear if the protest was the target of the blast.

The media reported that the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a faction of the Pakistani Taliban, had claimed responsibility for the attack.

Lahore’s traffic police chief Ahmad Mobin and two other senior police officials were among the dead, authorities said.

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