Pakistan blast: Lahore census team hit by suspected suicide bombing

Source: BBC

At least six people have been killed in a suspected suicide attack targeting census workers and their security escort in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

Four of the dead were troops. At least 19 others were wounded, officials say.

A team carrying out Pakistan’s first census in nearly 20 years was the target of the attack, police said.

It comes amid a series of bombings claimed by Islamist militants in recent weeks. The Pakistani Taliban said they carried out the attack.

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