The death toll from attacks on a religious minority in eastern Pakistan has risen to 98, officials said Saturday. About 110 more people were wounded in the attacks, said Sajjad Bhutta, a senior government official, CNN reports.
Officials in Lahore insisted that the death toll from Friday's attacks on two Ahmadi mosques in the city was unchanged.
The victims were killed when suspected Sunni militants wearing suicide vests burst into prayer halls at the Garhi Shahu and Model Town mosques, firing guns, throwing grenades and taking hostages in Lahore's deadliest sectarian attack, AFP informs.
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