Deaths from explosion in Lahore

By a bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore are Monday at least 10 deaths, including a couple of police officers. The English-language newspaper Dawn reported that sure thirty people have been injured.

According to the authorities had the explosion during a protest meeting that was organized by the Pakistani manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy items. The demonstration was held for the Government House of the province of Punjab.

"It seems that it was a suicide attack, but the investigation is still in progress," said a police spokesman. The terrorist organisation Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, the Pakistani branch of the Taliban, has claimed responsibility. This grouping last year also claimed the attack during Easter in a park in Lahore. Then came seventy people.

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