Bomb blast kills at least 8 people in Lahore, Pakistan

In Lahore today, a bomb blast in a busy shopping center killed at least eight people and wounded 30 others. This is the latest in a wave of terrorist attacks in the past two weeks.

Advice For Travellers

Some countries are advising citizens to reconsider their need to travel to Pakistan. On February 13, the Taliban’s Jamaa-ul-Ahrar faction announced a campaign of violence against the government, security forces, the judiciary and secular political parties. More attacks could occur, and security has been increased across Pakistan. Public events and gatherings have been banned in Karachi. Restrictions on movement could be imposed with little notice.