Five arrested over Pakistan church bombings

| Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 15:16
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Five arrested over Pakistan church bombings

Islamabad: Five suspected terrorist were arrested over their involvement in the deadly attacks on two churches in Pakistan earlier this year which claimed 15 lives, officials said on Saturday.
A total of 15 people were killed and over 70 injured on March 15, when two Taliban suicide bombers attacked two churches in Lahore's Christian-dominated area of Youhanabad, Dawn online reported.
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) Jamaat-ul-Ahrar faction claimed responsibility for the attack. 
Police said weapons, explosive material and detonators were also recovered from their possession.
The arrested suspects had links with a banned organisation, police added.

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