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Gunmen attack Sri Lanka cricketers

Pakistan arrests suspects in Sri Lanka's cricket team attack

People offer funeral prayers for a shooting victim killed during an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, in Baffa village on the outskirts of Mansehra March 4, 2009. Full story

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Gunmen attack Sri Lanka cricketers

At least six members of the Sri Lankan cricket team and their British assistant coach are wounded as gunmen ambush their bus as it drives under police escort in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

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Sri Lanka cricketers return home

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Gunmen attack Sri Lanka cricketers

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2009-03-04 06:30:43 GMT Xinhua English ISLAMABAD, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan said on Wednesday night that it expressed deep regrets over Indian statement about the terror attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in eastern Pakistan.

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