Pakistan says 4 militants behind 2009 cricket attack killed

August 28, 2016 9:11 AM

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LAHORE, Pakistan – Pakistani officials say four Islamic extremists allegedly involved in a 2009 attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team have been killed in a shootout with police.

The officials did not identify the militants or their armed group. The attack on the cricket team killed six police and two bystanders, and wounded six cricket players.

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