Pakistan police use tear gas to break up church attack protests

March 16, 2015 2:15 PM

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LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police broke up Christian protesters in the eastern city of Lahore with tear gas and baton charges on Monday, a day after suicide bombers killed at least 16 people outside two churches, police said.

The protesters, angry at the lack of security for Christians in the majority-Muslim country, blocked a major highway in the city.

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