2016 Lahore Easter bombing - updates

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Pakistani pastor buries 6 victims of Easter blast in one day

Mar 29, 2016 - 9:52 AM

Pastor Shakeel Anjum wonders: How much further will this go? How many more bodies will he lay to rest?

GRIM TASK. Pastor Shakeel Anjum attends the funeral of a suicide blast victim at a graveyard in Lahore on March 28, 2016. Farooq Naeem/AFP

Pakistan army crackdown as families bury victims of Easter blast

Mar 28, 2016 - 9:30 PM

Pakistan s army launches raids and arrests suspects after a Taliban suicide bomber targeting Christians over Easter killed 72 people including many children in a park crowded with families

LOST. Pakistani Christians mourn the death of a relative killed in a suicide blast, at a graveyard in Lahore on March 28, 2016. Photo by Farooq Naeem / AFP

Safety check Facebook untuk Pakistan salah sasaran

Mar 28, 2016 - 2:27 PM

Facebook meluncurkan fitur Safety Check untuk pemboman di Lahore Pakistan Namun yang mendapatkan malah mereka yang tak tinggal di sana

SAFETY CHECK. Safety Check lets users tell others they're safe and see on the safety of other users. Screen shot from Facebook

Taliban claims Pakistan bombing, 'Christians target'

Mar 28, 2016 - 1:59 PM

The hardline Jamaat ul Ahrar faction of the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan says they will carry out more such attacks vowing to target schools and colleges alongside government and military interests

ANGUISH. Relatives of the victims of a suicide bomb blast cry outside a hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, March 27, 2016. Rahat Dar/EPA

Jokowi condemns suicide blast in Pakistan

Mar 28, 2016 - 12:28 PM

In a tweet the Indonesia president said acts of terror are never justified

Pakistani rescuers and officials gather at the blast site in Lahore on March 27, 2016. Photo by Arif Ali/AFP

TIMELINE: Deadliest insurgent attacks in Pakistan

Mar 28, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Here is a list of major attacks by militant groups including the Pakistani Taliban since 2007

AFTERMATH. Pakistani security officials inspect the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Lahore, Pakistan, March 27, 2016. Rahat Dar/EPA

Jokowi: Indonesia kutuk serangan bom di Lahore, Pakistan

Mar 28, 2016 - 10:22 AM

Serangan bom bunuh menewaskan setidaknya 65 orang dalam perayaan Paskah di Lahore Pakistan pada Minggu 27 Maret

Warga tengah mencoba mengenali jenazah yang menjadi korban bom bunuh diri di Lahore, Pakistan pada Minggu, 27 Maret. Foto oleh Rahat Dar/EPA

Facebook sorry for pushing Pakistan Safety Check worldwide

Mar 28, 2016 - 3:19 AM

While Safety Check is a feature that is meant to ask people in Pakistan to check in and let others know they are okay it seems the location based feature misfired

SAFETY CHECK. Facebook's Safety Check erroneously activates for people nowhere near Lahore, Pakistan, the site of a deadly bombing. Screen shot from Facebook.

Easter suicide attack kills 72 in Pakistan

Mar 28, 2016 - 12:25 AM

UPDATED Officials say the bomber detonated the explosives packed with ball bearings near a children s playing area in the popular Gulshan i Iqbal park in Lahore where Christians were celebrating Easter Sunday

Pakistani rescuers and officials gather at a bomb blast site in Lahore on March 27, 2016.   At least 25 people were killed and dozens injured when an explosion ripped through the parking lot of a crowded park where many minority Christians had gone to celebrate Easter Sunday in the Pakistani city Lahore, officials said. / AFP / ARIF ALI