Suicide bombings in Christian area of Pakistani city kill at least 14

Suicide bombings in Christian area of Pakistani city kill at least 14

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While Christian martyrs in Syria, Libya, and Iraq continue to be in our prayers, let us also remember those in danger in other places. The Taliban is targeting Christians in Pakistan. Yesterday, a Christian community in eastern Pakistan was attacked by suicide bombers. Lord have mercy.


Suicide bombings in Christian area of Pakistani city kill at least 14
By Sophia Saifi and Jethro Mullen, CNN

Karachi, Pakistan (CNN)Suicide bombers attacked a Christian community in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, setting off two blasts that killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens more, officials said.

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the deadly attack and warned of more to come.

The explosions, which struck the Nishtar Colony area in the city of Lahore, wounded at least 78 people, said Dr. Muhammed Saeed Sohbin, medical superintendent at Lahore General Hospital.

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