At least 53 people were killed and several injured after Islamists bombed Christians at Gulshan Iqbal Park in Pakistan.
The Christians were celebrating Easter.
— Dawn.com (@dawn_com) March 27, 2016
At least 50 are dead—
— Khalil Mandhro (@Khalil_Mandhro) March 27, 2016
— Steven Porter (@reporterporter) March 27, 2016
An explosion occurred in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park of Iqbal Town on Sunday evening, killing at least 53 people and injuring over a 100, police said.
Iqbal Town Superintendent of Police Dr Muhammad Iqbal said the explosion was a suicide attack.
Eye witnesses said there were pools of blood and scattered body parts in the park, where a large number of families, especially women and children, were present on a Sunday evening.
Rescue officials and police rushed to the explosion site in a renowned residential area, where at least 20 people are reportedly injured.
2 dead, 15 injured as an explosion takes place in Gulshan Iqbal Park of Lahore. pic.twitter.com/xmvjnr6RR4
— Dunya News (@DunyaNews) March 27, 2016
— Rabia Mehmood (@Rabail26) March 27, 2016
Here is a report from Pakistan.
— Ghouri (@Musabghouri) March 27, 2016