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Bomb Blast Kills Several in Pakistani City of Lahore

January 10, 2008

Associated Press
Thursday, January 10, 2008; 2:11 AM Eastern USA

LAHORE, Pakistan – A powerful explosion went off at the high court in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Thursday and many police officers were wounded, officials said.

An Associated Press photographer at the scene said several people were killed.

Police official Mohammed Afzal said the explosion was a “powerful bomb blast” and many officers were being taken to a hospital.

Police officer Ahmed confirmed the blast. Dawn News TV said the explosion happened outside the court.