Terror Attack Near Gaddafi Stadium

  • 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 state-run English newspapers have offered him a fully-paid holiday package as a token of appreciation. The state-run Daily News and the Sunday Observer have invited...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 Lanka condemns attack on its cricketers March 3, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Tuesday described as "appalling" the terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan's Lahore city. "It is appalling that anybody should have targeted a sporting team in such a brutal manner. The attitude of targeting sportsmen must change," Sri Lankan foreign secretary P Kohona said...
  • Six of our players were wounded: SL sports minister March 3, 2009

    Colombo: At least six Sri Lankan cricketers were wounded in Pakistan's Lahore city on Tuesday when gunmen attacked the team travelling to the Gaddafi stadium for the ongoing Test, Sports Minister Lokuge Gamini said. Sri Lanka has cancelled the Test series. "Six of our players were wounded during the shooting incident...
  • 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...