Lahore Bombing: Suicide Attack Kills 71 in Park on Easter Sunday

March 28, 2016 7:31 AM

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Lahore Bombing: Suicide Attack Kills 71 in Park on Easter Sunday

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 71 people were killed and more than 320 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a busy park in Lahore on Sunday, officials said.

"Mostly women and children are killed and injured in the blast," Lahore Police Chief Haider Ashraf said, adding that the park was busier than usual as local Christians marked Easter Sunday.

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