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Lahore Friday Blast

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Lahore Friday Blast

Posted on 12 March 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 5,349

LAHORE: Five back-to-back blasts have happened in Iqbal Town of Lahore within the last 45 minutes, Geo News reported Friday.

All the five blasts have taken place in the premises of Iqbal Town.

The first blast occurred in an empty plot near crowded Moon Market in Kashmir Block. The second blast hit a car parked outside a house. The third blast occurred near Edhi Center in Kashmir Block located in Iqbal Town. The fourth blast has been reported outside the residence of a serving DSP again in Iqbal Tow.

No causality is reported din these attack. However, four people have received injuries.

It may be reminded here that dozens of people were killed in two blasts at Moon Market on December 7 last year.

Earlier, at least 39 people were killed when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in R A Market near security forces’ convoy.

Overall seven blasts have taken place in Lahore within 10 hours, killing 39 people and injuring 95 others.

The series of bomb blasts in the city has triggered panic and fear among the citizens.

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LAHORE: Three back-to-back blasts have happened in Iqbal Town of Lahore, Geo News reported Friday.

The third blast has occurred in near Edhi Center at Kashmir Block. However, nobody is hurt in the last blast.

Overall five blasts have taken place in Lahore within 10 hours, killing 39 people and injuring 95 others.

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Lahore RA Bazar Blast

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Lahore RA Bazar Blast

Posted on 12 March 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 9,346

LAHORE: Two suicide attackers blew themselves up near security forces vehicles in R A Bazar area of South Cantt as crowds gathered for Friday prayers killing at least 39 people including five security personnel and injuring 95, Geo News reported.

“Thirty-nine people were killed and 95 wounded in the attacks,” Inspector General Police Punjab Tariq Salim Dogar told reporters after visiting the blast site.

“We have collected concrete technical evidence, which will help identify the attackers. Both the attackers were on foot,” he added.

Five security men were dead and 15 injured in the attack, security sources said.

“There were two suicide bombers who attacked two military vehicles within the space of 15 seconds,” SSP Operations Mohammad Shafiq told Geo News.

“The heads of both attackers have been found,” he said.

Rescue workers and paramedics rushed to the R A Bazaar, a densely populated area of the city. The area was crowded as the blasts occurred shortly before the main Friday prayers were to start.

Emergency has been declared in city hospitals and injured were shifted to CMH and other hospitals.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and traffic was blocked. Media was not allowed to go near the scene.

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Lahore attack, 9 victims laid to rest

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Lahore attack, 9 victims laid to rest

Posted on 09 March 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 2,527

LAHORE: Nine of the 13 victims, who died in today’s car bomb blast in Lahore, were laid to rest on Monday night.

The funeral prayers of eight victims, including six policemen, were offered at Police Line. On this occasion, IG Punjab Tarim Salim Dogar said an inquiry team has been formed to probe the terror attack.

Earlier in the day, a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a building where police interrogate high-profile suspects in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore, killing at least 13 people and wounding 61 others, including women, officials said.

The attack shattered what had been a relative lull in major violence in Pakistan.

The attack also showed that rebels retain the ability to strike the country’s heartland, far from the Afghan border regions where al Qaida and the Taliban have long thrived, despite army offensives aimed at wiping them out.

The authorities have found the head of the suicide bomber.

No group immediately claimed responsibility, but suspicion fell on the Pakistani Taliban and allied militant groups.

Those groups are believed to have been responsible for a wave of attacks which killed more than 600 people starting in October, including several in major Pakistani cities. More recent attacks have been smaller and confined to remote north-west regions near Afghanistan.

The latest explosion comes amid reports of a Pakistani crackdown on Afghan Taliban and al Qaida operatives using its soil. Among the militants said to have been arrested is the Afghan Taliban’s number two commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.

The bomb went off outside a Punjab province police building, police official Zulfikar Hameed said. TV footage showed a huge crater in the ground where the blast seemed to have originated.

DCO Lahore said that 800 kilograms of explosive material was used in the attack.

Police official Chaudhry Shafiq said 13 people had died. Of the 61 people wounded, several were in a critical condition.

Hospital official Jawed Akram said the dead included at least one woman and a young girl, apparently part of a group heading to a school. Several women were among the wounded.

Interior Minister Rehman Malik painted the attack as sign of desperation from militants whose “backs have been broken” by the army. “They are taking guerrilla actions but gradually it is decreasing and they are being arrested and in the coming days they will have no chance,” he said.

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Bomb Blast at Jinnah Hospital

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Bomb Blast at Jinnah Hospital

Posted on 05 February 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 2,635

Bomb Blast at Jinnah Hospital karachi, karachi second blast.. FTC Shahra.e.Faisal Blast.. Blast at Jinnah Hospital Karachi

Blast at Shahra.e.Faisal, Near Nursery, Karachi. link:
http://pakbee.com/2010/02/karachi-nursery-ftc-shahr-e-faisal-blast-video-cctv/

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Several casualties feared in Karachi blast

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Several casualties feared in Karachi blast

Posted on 05 February 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 3,365

KARACHI: At least 11 people were killed and over 50 other people were injured when a powerful explosion occurred in a public vehicle plying on Sharah-e-Faisal of Karachi, media reported Friday.

According to Geo News, the blast occurred in a mini bus near Nursery stop towards FTC. The injured riding a mini bus coming from Malir, include children and women.

Police and other rescue workers have arrived on the spot. The road leading to Saddar has been blocked and the blast site has been cordoned off.

According to Geo News correspondent, the blast occurred near a furniture market situated near the Sharah-e-Faisal.

The Geo News correspondent said at least 50 people were injured in the blast, who have been shifted to Jinnah Hospital. Various injured are in critical state. Also a body has been moved from the scene.

All the casualties have been moved from the blast scene.

According to eyewitnesses, a motorcyclist hit the ill-fated vehicle to cause the mishap. The bus was completely damaged in the blast.

The Jinnah Hospital sources confirmed to Geo News of at least 11 deaths.

After the blast, people gathered to protest and raised slogans. People in large number gathered at Jinnah Hospital as well.

Karachi Second Blast at Jinnah Hospital:
http://pakbee.com/2010/02/bomb-blast-at-jinnah-hospital-karachi-cctv-video-pictures/

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