Deadliest Attack on Pakistan Christians Kills 75
Taliban wing says it will keep targeting non-Muslims
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 22, 2013 10:01 AM CDT
Pakistani Christians chant slogans as they burn materials during a protest against a suicide attack on a church, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 in Karachi, Pakistan. A suicide bomb attack on a historic church...   (Fareed Khan)

(Newser) – A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in Peshawar today, killing 75 people in the deadliest-ever attack on Pakistan's Christian minority, officials said. The Jundullah wing of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility, with a spokesman saying, "All non-Muslims in Pakistan are our target, and they will remain our target as long as America fails to stop drone strikes in our country." The latest drone strike came today, when missiles hit a pair of compounds in the North Waziristan tribal area, killing six suspected militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

The attack on the All Saints Church, which also wounded 110 people, occurred as at least 400 worshippers were leaving after services for a meal on the front lawn. "There were blasts and there was hell for all of us," said Nazir John. "When I got my senses back, I found nothing but smoke, dust, blood, and screaming people. I saw severed body parts and blood all around." The number of casualties was so high that the hospital was running out of caskets for the dead and beds for the wounded. One of the wounded, John Tariq, who lost his father in the attack, asked of the attackers, "What have we done wrong to these people? Why are we being killed?"

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Murahu
Sep 23, 2013 12:15 AM CDT
In Pakistan the Muslims killed those attending a Christian Church. In Indonesia, the Muslims threatened the Miss Indonesia beauty contest, In Nigeria, Muslims killed more Christians last week, in Syrai, the Muslims who are the friends of Obama, threatened the Christian with convert or die, and in Egypt, Obama's allies in the Muslim Brotherhood attack churches and kill and rape Christians. And in the past we have seen Muslim terror attacks in China, Russia, India, and of course 9/11 in the United States. The terrorists are the children of Islam. The multicultural crowd that equates all cultures are so wrong. Muslim terrorists should not be considered equal to Western civilized people.
divinelygood
Sep 22, 2013 3:26 PM CDT
To Davean42 - your post shows how self centered, self righteous and so full of yourself you are that it is so clear you are your own god. You are so decieved along with all those committing these crimes.
Fatquah
Sep 22, 2013 2:40 PM CDT
Dead Christians? Obama and the rest of the Left can't stop masturbating.