Lahore: Gunmen attack SL cricket team

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Lahore, Mar 3: P Chidamabaram, Union Home Minister requested Indian Premier League officials to postpone IPL matches

-Pakistan hinted an Indian hand in Sri Lankan team attack

-Pakistan Cricket Skipper Younis Khan apologised to the Lankan team on behalf of his nation and thanked god that his team escaped attack.
07:29 PM

Police arrested 4 people in connection with the incident.
03:05 PM

5 policemen and 2 passers-by killed in the incident.

Sri Lanka players airlifted from Gedaffi Stadium to Dubai.
01:20 PM

City police chief Haji Habibur Rehman said 5 policemen have died in the attack.
12:51 PM

-India condemns attack on Sri Lanka cricket players

-The attack happened in Liberty Market near Gaddafi stadium
12:33 PM

Unconfirmed reports state that terrorists came in a white car
12:27 PM

-Paranavithana shot at chest, bullet removed, out of danger.

-Chaminda Vaas injured, discharged from hospital now.

-Attack pattern similar to 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks claims Pak.
12:13 PM

-Reserve Umpire, Ahsan Raza also injured.

-According to IGP (Inspector General of Police) of Pakistan, Gunmen were in the age of 20s

-Punjab Governor said rocket launchers and grenades were used in attacks.

-Lankan team will be flown to Sri Lanka today.

-Punjab Governor said 9 to 10 gunmen were involved in the attacks.

-Sangakara and Ajanta Mendis have shrapnel injury.

-Tharanga Paranavithana, Thushara are also hurt.

-Lanka tour has been cancelled.
12:10 PM

-Ajanta Mendis, Mahela Jayawardhane, Tilan Samaraweera and Sangakara are among the injured.

Unidentified gunmen attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team who were in Lahore to play the second test match of a test series. In an exchange of fire between the Lahore Policemen and the gunmen, four cops are killed and seven to eight players are injured and have been hospitalised.

Two Sri Lankan players are seriously injured. The Lankan team were on their way to Gaddafi stadium when the firing was opened on the bus they were travelling.

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09:51 AM

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