TALIBAN BOMB KILLS AT LEAST 65 AND INJURES 300 OUTSIDE PUBLIC PARK IN EASTERN PAKISTAN

AT LEAST 65 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND ANOTHER 300 INJURED IN A BLAST OUTSIDE A PUBLIC PARK IN THE EASTERN PAKISTANI CITY OF LAHORE.

LAHORE IS THE CAPITAL OF PRIME MINISTER NAWAZ SHARIF'S POLITICAL HEARTLAND PUNJAB, WHICH IS THE COUNTRY'S BIGGEST AND WEALTHIEST PROVINCE.

He added: "It was overcrowded because of Easter- there were a lot of Christians there. It was so crowded I told my family not to go."

At least 65 people have been killed and another 300 injured in a blast outside a public park in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahra have claimed responsibility for the attack, stating...

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