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Suicide Explosions Strike Lahore, Pakistan

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Suicide Explosions Strike Lahore, Pakistan

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Suicide Explosions Strike Lahore, Pakistan

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Suicide bombers targeted the Pakistani military in Lahore Friday. It was the fourth major attack in Pakistan this week, indicating Islamist militants are stepping up violence after a period of relative calm.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

Pakistan today was shaken by yet another suicide attack, this time in the city of Lahore. Authorities say twin explosions in an area housing military staff left 39 dead and nearly 100 wounded. From Islamabad, NPR's Julie McCarthy has more.

JULIE MCCARTHY: Julie McCarthy, NPR News, Islamabad.

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