Explosions kill 12 in eastern Pakistani city of Lahore

March 11, 2008 07:43


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Explosions hit a federal police building and a residential area of the eastern city of Lahore on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people and wounding several more, police said. One blast devastated the downtown office of the Federal Investigation Agency, killing at least a dozen people, said Mohammed Afzal, a city police official. A second blast wounded several people in an upscale residential district, said Mohammed Abbas, another police official. Mirza Mohammed Yasin, an official at the FIA's headquarters in the capital, Islamabad, said the first blast was caused by a bomb planted near a lift inside the building. The cause of the second explosion was not immediately clear.

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