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Pakistan is unsafe for cricket, says Ganguly

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Saturday termed the terror attack on Sri Lankan players in Lahore as "frightening" and said Pakistan is no more a safe venue for international cricket. "It is terrible for the game of cricket where players are attacked by terrorists. Definitely, Pakistan is not safe now," he said.

india Updated: Mar 07, 2009 16:10 IST

Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Saturday termed the terror attack on Sri Lankan players in Lahore as "frightening" and said Pakistan is no more a safe venue for international cricket.

"It feels very frightening to see what happened in Lahore. Hopefully such incidents will not happen in the future," Ganguly told reporters in Patna.

"It is terrible for the game of cricket where players are attacked by terrorists. Definitely, Pakistan is not safe now," he added.

Six Sri Lankan cricketers and assistant coach Paul Fabrace was injured, while eight people, including six policemen were killed when 12 gunmen opened fired at the team convoy on Tuesday while it was on its way to Gaddafi stadium for the third day's play in the second Test.