Terrorism is exponentially escalating!
First, 34 in Brussels, 100 injured,now 65 or more in Pakistan, 300 injured.
What kind of people target little children in a park?
DAVID CAMERON URGES BRITONS TO STAND UP FOR CHRISTIAN VALUES AND OFFERS AID TO PAKISTAN FOLLOWING TODAY’S BRUTAL BOMBINGS
Prime Minister David Cameron has promised British help for Pakistan after today’s bombing in Lahore.
Mr Cameron, who used his Easter message to urge Britons of all faiths to stand up for Christian values, said he was shocked by the attack.
‘My thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims. We will do what we can to help,’ the PM posted on his Twitter feed.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: ‘My thoughts are with the victims and the family of the victims of the horrific attack in Lahore.
‘Solidarity with the emergency services there.’
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond wrote on Twitter: ‘My thoughts are with victims of Lahore Blast. UK utterly condemns senseless & shocking violence against innocent families.’
The group responsible for the attack was founded Omar Khalid Korasani, a former Taliban senior leader who broke off from the main group to form the more-hardline organization in 2014.
He re-aligned with the main Pakistani Taliban leadership last year, and the group are currently waging war on the government, which in 2014 vowed to grant no safe haven to terrorists.
The attack happened in the heart of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif political base in Punjab.
In a statement, the group said: ‘We claim responsibility for the attack on Christians as they were celebrating Easter.