Tuesday, 31 March 2009
Pakistan grills Lahore attack suspects
LAHORE: Pakistan on Tuesday questioned four suspects, including an Afghan, captured during a police academy siege on the outskirts of Lahore.
Attackers armed with guns, grenades and suicide vests stormed the training centre in Manawan, unleashing eight hours of gun battles until they were overpowered by security forces.
Seven police cadets, a civilian and four attackers died in the second gun assault in Lahore this month, sparking fears that violence is seeping out of the tribal badlands on the Afghan border and into the heart of Pakistan.
'Police and other intelligence agencies are interrogating the suspects. We cannot say anything for now about which group is involved,' Lahore city police chief Habibur Rehman told AFP.
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