Terrorists Attack Sri Lankan Team In Pakistan

March 03, 2009
Deepti Lamba

Twelve masked gunmen in Lahore targeted the Sri Lankan cricket team which was on its way for a match at Gaddafi stadium. Samaraweera was shot in the leg.

Chaminda Vaas was seen taken on a stretcher. Thilan Tharusha, Paranavithana, Kumar Sangakara and Ajanta Medes are also injured. However the Punjab Governor said the Sri Lankan players are safe in terms of not being in critical condition.

Visual footage was taken of terrorists opening fire. Five police men were killed and weapons including a rocket launcher have been found at the scene of crime.

According to Pakistani police there were twelve gun men and their operation seemed similar to the 26/11 attack. The assailants attacked with guns and hand grenades.

The terrorists are still at large and one may have been shot down.

Deepti Lamba is a writer, an editor for Desicritics. She can be found at Things That Bang
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March 3, 2009
04:18 AM

this is high time that Pakistan terrorists has to realize the fact sucks. i sincerely request them to please stop this non-sense

March 3, 2009
05:18 AM

Seeing the trouble in Feminist India, I see the Real Men with beards want to crossover from Swat.
The recent Srilankan cricket team attack so near India, Lahore is just a stone's throw from India.

With no real men left in Indian army as well as Pakistan India, It is the time for Feminist civilization and Taliban civilization to clash. Worry ahead, for all right thinking Indian and Pakistan males, don't fight the Taliban and Feminists as they both are either overtly religious or overtly materialistic.

A men.

March 3, 2009
06:12 PM

Twelve masked gunmen in Lahore targeted the Sri Lankan cricket team ....... twelve gunmen, yep terrorism is also a team game.

March 3, 2009
09:59 PM

Oh those poor babies. Think of all the suffering, poverty and indignation that they must've gone through that forced them to pick up guns and ambush those rich, privileged cricketers. When will this cruel world wake up and realize that terrorists are humans too?

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