Lahore Blasts

  • India asks Pakistan to release Sarabjit August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: India on Thursday asked Pakistan to free Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row who was convicted for alleged involvement in multiple blasts in Lahore and Multan in 1990, on humanitarian grounds. "It is not our case that he was involved (in those blasts)," External Affairs Minister SM...
  • Bombings in two Pakistan cities kill 46 people December 8, 2009

    Lahore: Bombings in two Pakistan cities killed 46 people, as militants struck back in the wake of an army offensive against a Taliban stronghold in the northwest near the Afghan border. Two synchronised bombs on Monday ripped through a market popular with women in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore about...
  • Thursday terror: Pakistan under seige October 16, 2009

    A terrible Thursday for the country started with three coordinated terror attacks on police offices in Lahore. The bloodshed didn't stop there, a suicide blast in Peshawar in the evening. Atleast 40 people have died in the terror wave. ...
  • Lahore, Nowshera rocked by blasts; 4 killed June 12, 2009

    Lahore: A prominent anti-Taliban Pakistani Muslim cleric was killed on Friday in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Lahore, police said. In another blast at around the same time, a suicide car-bomber set off explosives near a mosque in the northwestern town of Nowshera, killing at least three people,...
  • Taliban claim responsibility for Lahore blast, 50 held May 28, 2009

    Islamabad: The Taliban have claimed responsibility for Wednesday's car bomb blast that left 24 people dead and over 200 injured as over 50 suspects were arrested for the terror attack. More than 50 people have been arrested in connection with the suicide blast at Rescue-15 building in Lahore's Civil Lines area,...
  • On the job: Pak blast shows Krishna what lies ahead May 28, 2009

    New Delhi: In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna spoke on the attack in Pakistan and said India is being extremely vigilant against Taliban. “I feel sorry that this incident has taken place and there have been a number of casualties and injuries. We condemn this...
  • Watch: Terror hits Lahore, 26 killed in car bombing May 28, 2009

    The bomb went off near the ISI headquarters in the city. ...
  • Hospitals barred from discharging Lahore blast injured May 27, 2009

    Lahore: The police have barred hospitals in Lahore from discharging those injured in a car bomb blast on Wednesday that killed an estimated 40 people and wounded over 100. The wounded people would be released after investigations, police sources told Geo TV. The car, which was packed with about 100 kg of...
  • Lahore blast attempt to free militant leader Saeed? May 27, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistani authorities suspect the suicide bomb attack in Lahore was a pressure tactic to secure the release of Hafiz Saeed, the leader of a proscribed militant group who has been detained for his suspected involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks. The blast took place near the Lahore High court where...
  • Chronology: Recent major attacks in Pakistan May 27, 2009

    A look at some recent major attacks in Pakistan or blamed on Pakistan-based militants: May 27, 2009: A suicide car bomber targets buildings housing police and intelligence offices in the eastern city of Lahore, killing about 30 and injuring more than 100. March 30, 2009: Gunmen armed with rifles and hand grenades...
  • 26 killed in Lahore bombing May 28, 2009

    LATEST REPORT Islamabad, Karachi, Rawalpindi on high alert post Lahore attack Interior Minister Rehman Malik says militants are turning to cities after defeat in Swat Reports suggest ISI office was the target Three people have been arrested in connection with the blast Reports say four attackers are holed up in Capital City Police Office...
  • Pro-Taliban Pakistani group says behind Lahore blast December 26, 2008

    Islamabad: A hitherto unheard of pro-Taliban group called Ansar Wa Mohajir has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's Lahore bomb blast. A man identifying himself as Toofan Wazir, the commander and spokesman of the group, phoned The News daily from somewhere in North Waziristan to claim responsibility for the blast in Lahore and...
  • Pak plays victim, blames India for war mongering December 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan is now also planning its own diplomatic offensive against India after vociferously denying that it has any hand in the Mumbai terror attacks. Islamabad is planning to ask its envoys to mobilise the international community and rally it against India's aggression after rubbishing India’s claim that there is...
  • One killed, 3 injured in Lahore blast December 24, 2008

    Islamabad: At least one person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion that blew up a vehicle in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday. The blast occurred in the GOR-II area of Lahore, Dawn news channel said, quoting witnesses who said that the explosion took place...
  • Five injured in three serial blasts in Lahore October 8, 2008

    Lahore: Five persons, including a woman and two children, were injured in three consecutive low-intensity blasts in Lahore on Tuesday, said the witnesses and rescue workers said. The blasts occurred within a span of 15 minutes in three shops in the Garhi Shahu area, witnesses said. The first two blasts...
  • Lahore suicide bomber caught on camera March 12, 2008

    New Delhi: The police in Pakistan have released a CCTV footage of suicide attackers who struck at the Federal investigation Agency (FIA) building in Lahore. The police released the security video of the suicide attacker ramming his way through the gates of FIA in Lahore on Tuesday and blowing himself up....
  • Lahore blasts: Bombers run over a security guard March 13, 2008

    The CCTV footage released recently shows the suicide bombers driving through the gates of the Federal Investigation Agency building, which was the main target. The video shows the bombers in a white van running over a security guard at the FIA building. Investigators say the car was packed with explosives....