Pakistan: 10 dead after blast near Sufi shrine in Lahore

Suicide bomb attack reportedly targeted security guards at 11th-century site A suicide bomber has killed at least 10 people and injured 24 outside Lahores Data Darbar, the largest Sufi shrine in south Asia, police in the Pakistani city said. The attack, which has been claimed by the Pakistani Taliban, took place at about 8.45am local time (4.15am GMT) on Wednesday outside the female entrance to the 11th-century shrine, which has been under heavy guard since it was attacked by terrorists in 2010. The shells of burnt-out vehicles were scattered near the scene of the explosion. The area was quickly flooded with first responders and armed security personnel. Muhammad Ashfaq, a senior police official, told a press conference that security personnel …