Pakistan calls on the public for help

Offers cash bounties for capture of top Taliban leaders

Pakistan is offering cash bounties for help leading to the capture of top Pakistani Taliban leaders who have claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in Lahore yesterday that killed at least 24 people and wounded more than 200. Two additional bomb attacks in Peshawar today killed another 10. The Taliban had warned of fresh attacks following yesterday’s carnage. “Can the people who deprived mothers, sisters and daughters of their roofs and rendered them homeless in their own country be called Muslim and patriotic Pakistanis?” read the government announcement, which was published in newspapers along with photos of the wanted men. “Such people are indeed killers of humanity and deserve punishment. Please decide yourself and help the government bring them to justice.”

Al Jazeera

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