At least 39 people dead in Lahore bomb blasts

At least 39 people dead in Lahore bomb blasts

New Statesman | Published 12 March 2010

Two suicide attacks hit busy areas of the city during Friday prayers.

 

At least 39 people have been killed and 95 injured in two bomb blasts in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

Two suicide attacks took place in busy areas of the city. Although they were reportedly small blasts, they occurred at a busy time of day during Friday prayers.

According to officials, the bombers targeted military vehicles. Six of the dead are army personnel.

No-one has claimed responsibility for the attacks

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