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Pakistan PM vows to fight terrorism after dozens celebrating Easter killed

Published:Monday | March 28, 2016 | 9:28 AM
A Pakistani Christian mother holds her injured child who survived Sunday's bombing attack, in Lahore, Pakistan on Monday.

Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has stressed winning the fight against terrorism, a day after more than 70 people died in a suicide attack in Lahore.

At a meeting of security officials, Sharif said the nation's resolve to deal with militants was strengthening.

The army said a  number of arrests were made and weapons seized in five raids by security forces.

Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar said it carried out the attack against Christians celebrating Easter.

At least 300 people were injured, with officials saying they expect the death toll to rise.