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Suicide blasts at Pakistan churches kill 15

By The Assam Tribune

LAHORE, March 15 � At least 15 people, including two policemen, were killed and over 80 others injured today when two Taliban suicide bombers attacked two packed churches during the Sunday mass in Pakistan�s biggest Christian colony here in one of the worst attacks on the minority community.

The attackers blew themselves up at the gates of Roman Catholic Church and Christ Church in Youhanabad area of Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, causing stampede as panicked worshippers ran to save their lives.

The attacks later triggered mob violence in which two suspected militants were lynched and then set ablaze, resulting in their deaths.

The usual Sunday mass was underway at the churches when the two suicide bombers reached there and tried to break-in.

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Suicide blasts at Pakistan churches kill 15

LAHORE, March 15 � At least 15 people, including two policemen, were killed and over 80 others injured today when two Taliban suicide bombers attacked two packed churches during the Sunday mass in Pakistan�s biggest Christian colony here in one of the worst attacks on the minority community.

The attackers blew themselves up at the gates of Roman Catholic Church and Christ Church in Youhanabad area of Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, causing stampede as panicked worshippers ran to save their lives.

The attacks later triggered mob violence in which two suspected militants were lynched and then set ablaze, resulting in their deaths.

The usual Sunday mass was underway at the churches when the two suicide bombers reached there and tried to break-in.