Sri Lankan Team Attacked

  • Pak arrests suspected Sri Lankan cricket team attacker June 17, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistani police arrested a militant on Wednesday they suspect was involved in an attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Lahore in March. Seven Pakistanis, including six police guards and the driver of a Sri Lankan team bus, were killed when gunmen ambushed them as they drove to a cricket...
  • Pak identifies terrorists in Lankan team attack case April 22, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistani investigators have identified the 13 terrorists who attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team's motorcade in Lahore on March 3 and made "enough progress" in their probe into the incident, a senior police official said on Tuesday. Shaukat Javed, the outgoing police chief of Punjab province, said all the 13...
  • Attack on SL team: Pak dubbed cricket pariah March 9, 2009

    Lahore: The political fallout from the attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Pakistan extends beyond just the visiting athletes. The nation's children are feeling a huge impact as cricket plays a critical role in the lives of many young boys of Pakistan. ...
  • Sri Lanka offers Pak driver holiday package March 6, 2009

    Colombo: Describing a Pakistani driver as "hero of our time" for bravely saving the lives of Sri Lankan cricketers during the terror attack in Lahore, the staterun English newspapers have offered him a fullypaid holiday package as a token of appreciation. The staterun Daily News and the Sunday Observer have invited...
  • Pakistan identifies those who attacked cricketers March 6, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistani authorities have identified the people responsible for this week's attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team, a senior government official said on Thursday. The ambush on the team and its police escorts as they drove to the main stadium in Lahore shocked cricketmad Pakistan and raised new fears about...
  • Lahore whodunnit: Many questions, few answers March 6, 2009

    Guns, CCTV footage, forensic evidence, more than 50 arrested still, the perpetrators of the daring Lahore attack on the Sri Lankan team continue to be at large three days later. Why was the team not provided the 'Presidential' security that was promised? Which terror outfit executed the attack ...
  • Bangladesh postpones Pakistan's cricket tour March 5, 2009

    Dhaka, Bangladesh: Pakistan's cricket tour of Bangladesh was postponed on Thursday for security reasons. The Bangladesh Cricket Board said the tour was postponed on the advice of the government, and no new dates had been announced. The Pakistan team was scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh on Saturday for two Twenty20 matches and...
  • No security in Pak: Oppn leader | Bangladesh delays tour March 5, 2009

    Lahore: The bloody ambush of the Sri Lankan cricket team shows that security in Pakistan has "collapsed" under the country's shaky proWestern government, an opposition leader said on Thursday, as police questioned several people detained in the hunt for the terrorists. A British referee caught up in Tuesday's attack by up...
  • Pakistan releases sketches of four suspects March 5, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistan on Wednesday night released sketches of four persons suspected to be behind the gun and grenade attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. But the authorities made little headway in tracking down the dozen terrorists who fled after the incident as investigators picked up about 60...
  • Lahore attack: TV footage shows terrorists fleeing March 5, 2009

    Islamabad: A Pakistani TV news channel on Wednesday aired dramatic visuals of the terrorists who attacked the Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore escaping from the spot on motorcycles and on foot. The four sets of visuals Geo TV aired were captured by CCTV cameras in the lanes around the Liberty market...
  • Sri Lanka players arrive home after Lahore attack March 4, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricketers were reunited with their families after returning home early on Wednesday following an attack by gunmen in Lahore. The players were welcomed home to Bandaranaike International Airport by friends and families, cricket officials, sports minister Gamini Lokuge and a large media contingent. Around a dozen...
  • Cricket vs terror: The new war games March 4, 2009

    The game was assaulted, its innocence gone due to mindless terror activities. ...
  • India@9: Pak is the centre of terror once again March 4, 2009

    It was one of cricket's darkest days. Experts talk about what next in Pak. ...
  • Pak paying the price for not tackling terror: Chidambaram March 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Hours after terrorists armed with automatic weapons opened fire at the convoy of the Sri Lankan cricket team as it headed for Lahore's Gaddafi stadium on Tuesday, India's Home Minister P Chidambaram called the attack a wakeup call for Pakistan. The Minister said that Pakistan needs to now...
  • Political parties condemn attack on SL cricketers March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Political leaders across all parties in India have condemned the terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. Indian politicians have asked Pakistan to take stringent measures to dismantle the terror infrastructure that flourishes right under the nose of the Pakistani government. Indian National Congress expresses its deepest...
  • Terrorists based in Pakistan a threat to world: India March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday expressed shock at the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan and asked Islamabad to take "urgent" and "meaningful steps" to dismantle the terrorism infrastructure on its soil. "We are shocked at the incident," Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma told reporters when asked...
  • Sri Lankan team attacked in Pak, 6 injured March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: In a daring raid reminiscent of the Mumbai attack, terrorists in Lahore targeted the Sri Lankan cricket team that is currently touring Pakistan on Tuesday morning. Unidentified gunmen, believed to be 12 in number and armed with Kalashnikov rifles and rocket launchers, opened fire on the bus carrying the...