Group “Jamaat-ul-Ahrar” associated with the Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack in Pakistan. The explosion in Lahore killed at least 65 people, more than 280 were injured. On it informs Agency Reuters.
The militants aimed to attack Christian minority in Pakistan — today Catholics celebrate Easter.
Explosion in Park of Lahore, happened today at 16:44 GMT. A suicide bomber exploded near a Playground. In this regard, the majority of dead and wounded women and children. Adviser to the government on health in the Punjab province, where the explosion occurred, said that the number of victims killed may increase.
All provincial parks and the shopping area are closed. In Punjab declared three days of mourning.
The Taliban recognised in Russia terrorist, its activity is prohibited.