Taliban Bombing Kills 60 in Pakistan During Easter Party


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AP reports that the Taliban has taken credit for an explosion that ripped through a crowded Pakistan park where Christians were celebrating Easter on Sunday, killing at least 60 people.  The explosion took place in Lahore, Pakistan, and has the dead are mostly women and children.  More than 300 are believed to be injured.

Senior police officer Haider Ashraf says the explosion took place close to the children’s rides in Gulshan-e-Iqbal park. He says the explosion appeared to have been a suicide bombing, but investigations were ongoing. The area was crowded with Christians celebrating the Easter holidays, he said.
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