Lahorkabooms kill 49
[Al Arabiya Latest] Two suicide bombings targeting the Pakistani military killed at least 49 people in Lahore on Friday, officials said, in a challenge to government assertions that crackdowns have weakened Taliban insurgents.

A third bomb exploded near a police station in Lahore later on Friday, police said, wounding up to four people and further rattling nerves in the eastern city near the border with India. Two other blasts were heard minutes later.

Militants have renewed pressure on the U.S.-backed Pakistani government, with five bomb attacks this week alone
Posted by: Fred 2010-03-13