Pakistani Taliban Claims Responsibility for Lahore Attack

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A senior Pakistani Taliban leader has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's deadly suicide attack in the eastern city of Lahore.

Taliban official Hakimullah Mehsud told news agencies Thursday that the attack on police and intelligence offices was revenge for the ongoing military offensive in northwestern Pakistan's Swat Valley.

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