Bronx Pakistanis mourn Lahore terror victims

The Pakistani community in the Bronx is pulling together in the wake of an Easter Sunday terror attack on a park in Lahore, Pakistan, that killed at least 70 people. At least 300 other people were

News 12 Staff

Mar 29, 2016, 6:19 AM

Updated 3,002 days ago

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The Pakistani community in the Bronx is pulling together in the wake of an Easter Sunday terror attack on a park in Lahore, Pakistan, that killed at least 70 people.
At least 300 other people were wounded.
Many of the borough's Pakistani residents have been visiting the Bronx Community Council Headquarters to seek comfort and pray. Dozens of local Muslims filled the hall Sunday night, officials there say.
The terrorist group Jamaat-Ul-Ahrar, a breakaway Taliban group, took credit for the attack and boasted that it was targeting Christians. But official reports say of the dozens killed, 14 were identified as Christians and 44 identified as Muslims.
The Bronx Community Council says it's raising money for the victims' families in Pakistan and will continue to host prayers at its headquarters and at mosques nearby.


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