Suicide blast kills 20 in Pakistan's Lahore


Lahore, 10 Jan, 2008 : A suicide bomber attacked policemen outside the High Court in the Pakistani city of Lahore on January 10, killing 20 people on the spot, most of them policemen. Around 60 people were wounded in the blast and it is feared that the casualties may go up. Chaos and shock surrounded the blast site as rescue officials arrived to provide aid. The blast ripped through a busy square in front of the Lahore High Court, where police were gathering ahead of a protest by the city's lawyers against the rule of President Pervez Musharraf.

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