A Muslim suicide bomber in Pakistan terrorized Christian families in a park on Sunday as they celebrated Easter, killing 29 children with 70 victims in total. When will he world have enough and take a stand against Islamic terrorism?
More than 70 people, including 29 children, have been killed by a Taliban suicide bomber who targeted Christians near a children’s playground in a park in Pakistan.
Some 300 people were injured when explosives packed with ball bearings ripped through crowds near the children’s swings in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, in Lahore, where many had gathered to celebrate Easter.
Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a splinter group affiliated with the Pakistani Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack, adding: ‘The target was Christians.’
Senior police official Haider Ashraf confirmed that the death toll had risen to 72 on Monday morning, adding the majority of the dead were Muslims.
The blast happened a few metres away from children’s swings, and most of the victims are believed to be women and children.
Witnesses described children screaming as people carried the injured in their arms, while frantic relatives searched for loved ones.
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