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Lahore Attack: Anguished families bury their dead

Lahore Attack: Anguished families bury their dead

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Anguished families in Lahore spent Easter Monday burying their dead as the toll from Sunday’s suicide bomb attack on Gulshan-e-Iqbal park rose to 72, including 29 children.

Of the 63 bodies brought to the mortuary at Mayo Hospital, 58 were identified on Monday and handed over to their families for burial after post-mortem examinations. While Christians were targeted, officials said that only 14 of the dead had been identified as Christians and the rest were Muslim.

Most major markets and recreational places in Lahore remained closed on Monday as the city mourned Sunday’s attack.

News Courtesy: The Express Tribune

Picture Courtesy: www.efe.com

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