Fire in Lahore which was hit by three bomb blasts
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Triple bomb blasts hit Lahore Shia procession

At least 25 people have been killed and 170 injured after three bombs exploded during a procession by Shia Muslims in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

Lahore police chief Aslam Tareen told the BBC that at least two of the attacks had been suicide bombings.

The capital of Punjab province has been the scene of sectarian violence between Sunni and Shia in recent months.

  • 01 Sep 2010