15 killed in Taliban terrorist attack on Lahore churches

SHAFAQNA – At least 15 people were killed and more than 70 injured when two Taliban terrorist suicide bombers attacked churches in Lahore on Sunday, sparking mob violence in which two other suspected militants died.The bombings occurred during prayers at two churches located around half a kilometre apart in the city’s Youhanabad neighbourhood that is home to more than 100,000 Christians, officials said. Broken window panes, blood and shoes were scattered across the blast sites.Police spokeswoman Nabila Ghazanfar said two policemen guarding the churches were among those killed in the attacks, while two people were beaten to death by protesters who took to the streets after the blasts.

Source : Shia Post

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