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UK: Vigil held for victims of Lahore bombing in Trafalgar Square02:38

UK: Vigil held for victims of Lahore bombing in Trafalgar Square

United Kingdom, London
March 28, 2016 at 21:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

Crowds gathered in London's Trafalgar Square on Monday to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the bombing attack in Lahore on Easter Sunday.

Mourners held banners with messages such as "don't kill innocent people" or "you hit, we hurt," while others lit candles. One of the mourners asked the crowd,"why is it that people from a different part of the world are treated so differently as compared to Brussels?"

On Sunday, at least 72 people were killed and over 340 injured after a suicide bomb blast ripped through the busy Iqbal Park in the Pakistani city of Lahore. The blast occurred at the gates of the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, a popular park in Lahore's district of Allama Iqbal Town, where people, including many Christian families, had gathered for the Easter weekend. Around 30 of the dead are believed to be children.

UK: Vigil held for victims of Lahore bombing in Trafalgar Square02:38
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Crowds gathered in London's Trafalgar Square on Monday to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the bombing attack in Lahore on Easter Sunday.

Mourners held banners with messages such as "don't kill innocent people" or "you hit, we hurt," while others lit candles. One of the mourners asked the crowd,"why is it that people from a different part of the world are treated so differently as compared to Brussels?"

On Sunday, at least 72 people were killed and over 340 injured after a suicide bomb blast ripped through the busy Iqbal Park in the Pakistani city of Lahore. The blast occurred at the gates of the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, a popular park in Lahore's district of Allama Iqbal Town, where people, including many Christian families, had gathered for the Easter weekend. Around 30 of the dead are believed to be children.

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