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TERRORISM: Four Killed in Pakistan Mosque Bombing

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posted on Oct, 10 2004 @ 11:27 AM
In a continuing battle between Sunnis and minority Shiites in Pakistan yet another attack on a mosque in the eastern city of Lahore. According to the following report a man carrying a briefcase tried to enter a Shiite mosque but was stopped by guards and then detonated a bomb in the briefcase. Full Article

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A suicide attacker detonated a bomb Sunday at a Shiite mosque in the eastern city of Lahore, leaving at least four people dead and injuring others, according to a witness and officials.

The witness said a man carrying a briefcase tried to enter the Husainia Hall mosque in the ancient walled part of the city during evening prayers but was blocked by security guards. He then detonated a bomb in the briefcase.

"Our two security guards were martyred and the suicide bomber was killed," said witness Sajjad Bhutta.

The state news agency quoted Punjab province Home Secretary Hassan Waseem as saying that four people were killed and others injured.

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According to the article this is the third of a series of attacks on religious targets in Punjab this month.

Fears are growing that this cycle of sectarian violence between Shiite and Sunni muslims will only continue to grow and get worse.

A war within the faith of Islam, Muslim against Muslim.

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