Lahore, Nowshera rocked by blasts; 4 killed Friday, Jun 12 2009 

Lahore: A prominent anti-Taliban Pakistani Muslim cleric was killed on Friday in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Lahore, police said.In another blast at around the same time, a suicide car-bomber set off explosives near a mosque in the northwestern town of Nowshera, killing at least three people, police said.

The blasts came as Pakistani forces stepped up attacks on militants across the northwest after the US House of Representatives approved tripling aid to Pakistan to about $1.5 billion a year for the next five years.


Bomb blast in Lahore kills 5, 150 injured Wednesday, May 27 2009 

Lahore: A bomb has exploded outside a police building in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.

Many people are feared feared dead and score injured. Police official Mohammed Ashfaq said the blast destroyed several vehicles, and the injured – around 20 in number – were being transferred to hospitals.

Gunshots were also heard after the blast. No more information was immediately available.TV channels reported the blast took place on the Mall Road, 200 metres away from the Punjab provincial assembly, close to the ISI office.

The emergency ward at Ganga Ram Hospital has been partially damaged in the blast. Efforts are on to evacuate children from a nearby school