Monday, March 28, 2016

Suicide Bomber Kills 65 as Taliban Targets Christians Celebrating Easter at Pakistan Children's Park

K.M. Chuadary/AP
A suicide bomber targeted Christians celebrating Easter Sunday at a children’s park in Pakistan’s second-largest city, killing at least 65 people and wounding hundreds more.
The Taliban-linked attack in Lahore comes one year after two suicide bombers targeted Lenten services in the city’s largest Christian neighborhood. While the final death toll of Christians and non-Christians remains to be tallied, today’s attack will likely be the deadliest assault on Pakistan’s Christian minority since the symbolic bombing of Peshawar’s All Saints Church in 2013.
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