Tragedy strikes Indo-Pak peace border

A suicide bomb attack killed at least 61 people on... more

At least 52 people, including children and security personnel, were killed and about 200 others injured in the powerful blast, minutes after the flag-lowering ceremony, when troops from both sides simultaneously lower the two nations’ flags.
1/7At least 52 people, including children and security personnel, were killed and about 200 others injured in the powerful blast, minutes after the flag-lowering ceremony, when troops from both sides simultaneously lower the two nations’ flags.
A man wounded in the suicide bomb attack, in a hospital in Wagah border, near Lahore.Reuters
2/7A man wounded in the suicide bomb attack, in a hospital in Wagah border, near Lahore.Reuters
Relatives gather around the bodies of blast victims at a hospital  at the Wagah border gate. Over 100 people were injured in the incident. AFP
3/7Relatives gather around the bodies of blast victims at a hospital at the Wagah border gate. Over 100 people were injured in the incident. AFP
A large number of people were returning after watching the Rangers parade ceremony at the Wagah border when a suicide bomber blew himself up near one of the exit gates. Reuters
4/7A large number of people were returning after watching the Rangers parade ceremony at the Wagah border when a suicide bomber blew himself up near one of the exit gates. Reuters
An Indian BSF personel carries the Indian national flag prior to unfurling at the Wagah India-Pakistan International Border. The colourful daily ‘flag-lowering’ ceremony, that attracts thousands of spectators every day, was initially suspended for three days, but will now continue as normal.  AFP
5/7An Indian BSF personel carries the Indian national flag prior to unfurling at the Wagah India-Pakistan International Border. The colourful daily ‘flag-lowering’ ceremony, that attracts thousands of spectators every day, was initially suspended for three days, but will now continue as normal. AFP
Security is beefed up at the Attari international border on Monday, after the attack. PTI
6/7Security is beefed up at the Attari international border on Monday, after the attack. PTI
A wounded girl lies in hospital in Lahore after the suicide bomb attack. AFP
7/7A wounded girl lies in hospital in Lahore after the suicide bomb attack. AFP
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