Protests across Pakistan against church bombings

Published September 23, 2013
Christians stage a protest in Lahore against the suicide bomb attacks on All Saints Church - Photo by AFP
Christians stage a protest in Lahore against the suicide bomb attacks on All Saints Church - Photo by AFP
Christians chant slogans as they burn materials during a protest against a suicide attack on a church on Sunday - Photo by AP
Christians chant slogans as they burn materials during a protest against a suicide attack on a church on Sunday - Photo by AP
- Photo by AP
- Photo by AP
People prepare to torch police uniforms and other security belongings during a protest outside the All Saints Church  - Photo by AFP
People prepare to torch police uniforms and other security belongings during a protest outside the All Saints Church - Photo by AFP
Men in Lahore shout anti-government slogans as they take part in the protest  - Photo by Reuters
Men in Lahore shout anti-government slogans as they take part in the protest - Photo by Reuters
People chant slogans during a protest rally condemning Sunday's suicide attacks  - Photo by Reuters
People chant slogans during a protest rally condemning Sunday's suicide attacks - Photo by Reuters
Christians stage a protest in Karachi  - Photo by AFP
Christians stage a protest in Karachi - Photo by AFP
People burn materials during the protest - Photo by AP
People burn materials during the protest - Photo by AP
Protesters in Lahore hold placards and candles during a protest against a twin suicide bomb attack on a church in Peshawar  - Photo by Reuters
Protesters in Lahore hold placards and candles during a protest against a twin suicide bomb attack on a church in Peshawar - Photo by Reuters
Protesters hold placards next to burning tires during a protest against a suicide attack on a church in Islamabad, on Sunday - Photo by AP
Protesters hold placards next to burning tires during a protest against a suicide attack on a church in Islamabad, on Sunday - Photo by AP
Private security guards stand in front of the Sacred Heart Cathedral church in Lahore. Security on religious buildings has been increased after the twin bomb attack - Photo by AFP
Private security guards stand in front of the Sacred Heart Cathedral church in Lahore. Security on religious buildings has been increased after the twin bomb attack - Photo by AFP

The attack on All Saints church in the provincial capital of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after a service on Sunday is believed to be the deadliest ever to target the country’s small Christian minority. The death toll from the double suicide bombing rose to 81 on Monday as Christians all over the country protested against the blast, chanting slogans against the government and demanding greater security for the minorities.

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