EASTER MASSACRE! At Least 53 DEAD After Suicide Bomber Targets Christians Celebrating Easter in Lahore Park
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