Special Report: Pakistani
ISLAMABAD, March 3 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani President and Prime Minister
Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team
in Lahore in eastern Pakistan, which killed five policemen and wounded four Sri
President Asif Ali Zardari asked the authorities concerned to immediately
investigate the incident so that the perpetrators were identified and their
motives exposed, according to official Associated Press of Pakistan.
He also directed that best possible medical treatment be provided to the
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani termed the incident a terrorist attack
and said the objective was to bring a bad name to Pakistan.
He directed the provincial authorities to immediately beef up the security
and submit him a report.
Unidentified gunmen fired at a police vehicle escorting a Sri Lankan
cricket team in Liberty Chowk in Lahore, the capital city of Punjab, leaving
five policemen dead and four Sri Lankan cricket players wounded on Tuesday,
private TV channel DAWN NEWS reported.
The team was close to Gaddafi Stadium in the city when the incident