Explosion kills over 60 people at park in Lahore, Pakistan

A suicide bomb attack killed at least 69 people including women and children at a public park in Lahore, Pakistan; the attack was said to be set at a park aiming at Christian families celebrating Easter Sunday.

The attack happened at a parking lot at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, one of the largest parks in Lahore, more than 300 others were injured according to police official Haider Ashraf.

Jamaat-e-Ahrar, a splinter faction of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the blast. Its spokesman, Ehsanullah Ehsan, said in a statement that Christians were the target.



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