April 2017 Lahore suicide bombing
|April 2017 Lahore suicide bombing|
|Part of the War in North-West Pakistan|
|Date||5 April 2017|
|Deaths||8 (+1 bomber)|
|Assailants||a suicide bomber|
On 5 April 2017, a suicide bomber killed at least eight people and wounded 24 near a Pakistan Army vehicle taking part in the census in the city of Lahore, Pakistan. The injured were shifted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) and General Hospital. Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility, saying it was carried out in revenge against security personnel.
On the 8th of April, Pakistani police killed 10 Taliban gunmen in a gun battle in Lahore.
- "Pakistan census team hit by deadly blast". BBC News. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
- Pakistan blast: Lahore census team hit by suspected suicide bombing, BBC, 5 April 2017
- Pakistani police say 10 militants killed in gun battle in Lahore, Reuters, 8 April 2017, Mubasher Bukhari
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