Pakistan

LAHORE – At least 26 people were killed and 53 others injured in a car bomb blast near the Arfa Karim IT Tower on Lahore’s Ferozepur Road on Monday afternoon.

At least nine policemen were among the dead.

Jamaatul-ul-Ahrar (JuA), an offshoot of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, has claimed responsibility for the terror attack.