Taliban claim responsibility for Lahore, Nowshera, PC attacks -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Taliban claim responsibility for Lahore, Nowshera, PC attacks

WANA: The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan has claimed responsibility for Friday’s suicide attacks in Lahore and Nowshera and the bombing of Pearl Continental hotel in Peshawar on Thursday.

“We claim responsibility for these attacks,” a man identifying himself as Saeed Hafiz and claiming to be deputy of Hakeemullah Mehsud based in Orakzai tribal region told Dawn on telephone.

He said the TTP would soon release the video of the PC attack.

He said the suicide attacks on the Lahore seminary and Nowshera mosque were to avenge Thursday’s bombing in Hangu and military operations in Swat, Bannu and South Waziristan.

Source: Dawn

Date:6/13/2009