Explosion in front of Lahore police station kills at least 8

Explosion in front of Lahore police station kills at least 8
# 18 February 2015 02:49 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. At least eight people were killed when a suicide bomber tried to enter a police station in central Lahore on Tuesday, Pakistani police said, APA reports quoting CNN.

Jamaat ul Ahrar, a breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Initially, authorities thought the explosion was the result of a car bomb, Inspector General Ameen Vais said.

All the victims were civilians, Haider Sharif, a police official, said.

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