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Taliban takes responsibility for Lahore triple bombing

Pakistan's Taliban on Friday took responsibility for triple bombings at a Shi'ite Muslim procession in the city of Lahore that killed 33 people.

world Updated: Sep 03, 2010 12:01 IST
Reuters

Pakistan's Taliban on Friday took responsibility for triple bombings at a Shi'ite Muslim procession in the city of Lahore that killed 33 people.

"It's revenge for the killings of innocent Sunnis," a spokesman for Qari Hussain Mehsud, mentor of the Taliban's suicide bombers, said by telephone from an undisclosed location.

First Published: Sep 03, 2010 10:40 IST