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1 | Pakistan Terrorists Target Lahore, Again In an early-morning attack near police and intelligence-agency offices in the eastern city of Lahore, suspected Taliban militants detonated a van rigged with explosives, killing at least 30 people and wounding hundreds more. It's the latest of several strikes targeting the city in recent months, including a daring daylight ambush of the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team in March. Citing the escalating war against Islamic militants in Pakistan's northern regions, officials called the attack an "attempt to subvert the army's brave and courageous operation and the government's resolve to defeat terrorists." Baitullah Mehsud, leader...

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