-- LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- A large bomb has exploded in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore and an official says it has caused a large number of casualties.**********
The blast mid-morning Wednesday was powerful enough to shear walls off buildings in the main business district of Lahore.
Khoro Pervaiz, the commissioner of Lahore, cited "a large number of casualties" though a tally was not exactly known.
UPDATE: Allah must be so proud...
-- ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 27 -- At least 30 people were killed and more than 250 injured Wednesday when an explosives-ridden car blew up outside a police building in the Pakistani city of Lahore, government officials said.*
The attack also involved unknown gunmen who fired shots at and around the targeted police office, known as Rescue 15, just before the car detonated.