Double blasts strike Pakistan | News | Al Jazeera

Double blasts strike Pakistan

Dozens killed and injured in attacks in Lahore and Rawalpindi.

    A police checkpoint just outside Lahore, and a bank near the army's headquarters in Rawalpindi, are the latest targets of bombers in Pakistan, leaving dozens dead.

    Both attacks are thought to be the work of the Taliban, in retaliation for the army's ongoing offensive in South Waziristan.

    The fighting has pushed the UN to withdraw non-essential staff from tribal areas, near the Afghan border.

    Imran Khan reports from Islamabad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The State of Lebanon

    The State of Lebanon

    Amid deepening regional rivalries what does the future hold for Lebanon's long established political dynasties?

    Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of African fruit pickers

    Exploited, hated, killed: Italy's African fruit pickers

    Thousands of Africans pick fruit and vegetables for a pittance as supermarkets profit, and face violent abuse.