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Shutdown in Quetta on 12th anniversary of Pakistan's nuke tests
Quetta, May 28 (IANS) While the rest of Pakistan observed Youm-e-Takbeer Friday in remembrance of the scientists who had conducted nuclear tests on this day 12 days ago, Quetta observed a shutdown to protest the tests that were conducted in Balochistan.

Friday, May 28, 2010 8:22:43 PM

Taliban attack on Lahore mosques ends, 62 killed (Sixth Lead)
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Firing indiscriminately and lobbing grenades, Taliban guerrillas wearing suicide vests stormed two mosques of the minority Ahmadi sect Friday, taking worshipers hostage and sparking gun battles with police that left at least 62 people dead before the attackers were neutralised, police and rescue workers said.

Friday, May 28, 2010 7:09:31 PM

Attack on Lahore mosques ends, 32 killed (Fifth Lead)
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Lobbing grenades and firing indiscriminately, Taliban guerrillas stormed two mosques of the minority Ahmadi sect Friday, leaving at least 32 people dead and many more injured before paramilitary and police commandos regained control of the two buildings after a three-hour operation, police and eyewitnesses said.

Friday, May 28, 2010 6:18:56 PM

25 dead, 30 injured in Lahore terror attack (Fourth Lead)
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Lobbing grenades and firing indiscriminately, Taliban guerrillas stormed two mosques of the minority Ahmadi sect Friday, leaving at least 25 people dead and more than 30 injured, police and eyewitnesses said.

Friday, May 28, 2010 5:21:22 PM

US offered $5 bn for refraining from nuclear tests: Nawaz Sharif
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Then US president Bill Clinton had offered Pakistan a $5 billion package to refrain from conducting tit-for-tat nuclear tests in response to India's in 1998 but the offer was rejected at the cost of sanctions, Nawaz Sharif, who was the prime minister at the time, said Friday.

Friday, May 28, 2010 5:13:51 PM

Lahore terror attack: 10 dead, 1,500 taken hostage
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas fired indiscriminately and lobbed grenades as they stormed two mosques Friday in this Pakistani city, taking about 1,500 worshippers hostage and leaving at least 10 people dead.

Friday, May 28, 2010 3:57:40 PM

Militants storm Lahore mosques, take 1,500 hostages
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Heavily armed Taliban guerrillas Friday stormed two mosques packed with about 1,500 worshippers in this Pakistani city.

Friday, May 28, 2010 3:14:47 PM

Militants storm mosque in Lahore
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Militants stormed a mosque in the Pakistani city of Lahore Friday throwing hand grenades and opening fire on the people inside the building.

Friday, May 28, 2010 3:03:13 PM

TV anchor Hamid Mir questioned in murder case
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Investigators probing the kidnapping and killing of former ISI official Khalid Khwaja have questioned prominent Pakistani TV anchor Hamid Mir, who, the murdered man's son says had passed on information to the Taliban that led to his father's death, a media report said Friday.

Friday, May 28, 2010 3:00:06 PM

Firing, blasts in Lahore
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Firing and blasts took place in Garhi Shahu and Model Town areas of Pakistan's Lahore city Friday, media reports said.

Friday, May 28, 2010 2:50:51 PM

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