Deadly Bomb Blast Hits Pakistani Christians Leaving Childrens’ Park

Pakistan pd-compressedISLAMABAD (CBS News) – A bomb blast in a park in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Sunday has killed 65 people and wounded 300, a health official said.

Many of the injured are in a critical condition, Salman Rafiq, a health adviser to the chief minister of Punjab province said.

The explosion took place near the children’s rides in Gulshan-e-Iqbal park, local police chief Haider Ashraf said. He said the explosion appeared to have been a suicide bombing, but investigations were ongoing.

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