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Pakistan Arrests Suspect In Sri Lanka Cricket Attack


Six police officers and a driver were killed in the March 3 attack.

Six police officers and a driver were killed in the March 3 attack.

LAHORE (Reuters) -- Pakistani police have said they had arrested a militant they suspect was behind an attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Lahore in March.

"We have broken up a Punjabi Taliban network and we have arrested an attacker who shot dead a policeman," Lahore police chief Pervez Rathor told reporters in the eastern city.

Seven Pakistanis including six police guards and the driver of a Sri Lankan team bus were killed when gunmen ambushed the team as it drove to a cricket stadium for a match.
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