Horrific – According to CNN reports a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, Jamat-ul-Ahrar, claimed responsibility for the bombing. The park was filled with mostly women and children.
(Via CNN) A suicide blast in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore has killed at least 63 people, a senior police official told CNN. More than 300 others were injured, police official Haider Ashraf said.
Officials said the blast was from a suicide bomber and happened at the city’s Gulshan Iqbal Park. The explosion ripped through the heart of Lahore on Sunday evening, at a time when many families were at the park. (read more)