Taliban Bike Bomb Kills 26 in Pakistan

A suicide bomber on a motorbike rammed into a police checkpoint in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore  Monday morning. The Pakistani Taliban said it was behind the explosion.

At least 26 people have been declared killed and more than 50 others were injured in the explosion on the busy Ferozepur Road close to a vegetable market in the south of the city.

There have been a string of attacks perpetuated by the Pakistani Taliban in recent months targeting police and government officials.

Source: BBC

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