UK Today News: Pakistan Suicide Bombings – Dozens Killed In Suicide Attack At Data Gunj Bakhsh, Lahore
Pakistan Suicide Bombings : The suicide bombings that occurred in the heart of Pakistan at the Data Gunj Bakhsh on Thursday, has killed more than 50 people. Hundreds of devotees had been there to visit the marble shrine of the Persian Sufi Saint that belonged to the 11th century, when suicide bombers detonated explosives.
One of the attacks was on the gate of Data Gunj Bakhsh, as one of the three attackers blew himself right there and the other two attacks happened at the basement.
Mian Rauf an eye witness said: “Devotees were settling down inside the mausoleum and the courtyard for final prayers when the attacks happened”.
He further added, “First there were three small blasts. People got panicky and started running. But within moments there were big explosions, it was all chaos. People were screaming for help and running here and there. It was all smoke. Nothing could be seen and only cries could be heard.”