Group Linked To Times Square Attack Launches Lahore Attack, Kills At Least 70

Lahore Pakistan

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70 people are dead and many others wounded in an attack on a minority religious group’s prayer services in Lahore, Pakistan.The Tehrik-e-Taliban, or Pakistani Taliban, are believed to be behind the attack after they phoned into a local TV station claiming responsibility.

The attacks were conducted in a similar fashion to the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India in 2008, with assailants on foot armed with guns and grenades.

Previously, the Tehrik-e-Taliban claimed responsibility for the failed bomb plot in New York’s Times Square conducted by Faisal Shahzad.

That plot was also linked to another terrorist organisation, Jaish-e-Mohammed, which has previously conducted attacks inside Pakistan and India.

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