Pakistan blast: Lahore census team hit by suspected suicide bombing

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Pakistani security officials collect evidence from the scene of a suicide bomb attack on a census team in Lahore on April 5, 2017.
More than 20 others were wounded in the explosion

At least six people have been killed in a suspected suicide attack targeting census workers in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say.

Four of the dead were soldiers. Twenty-two others were wounded.

A team carrying out Pakistan’s first census in nearly 20 years was the target of the attack, police said.

It comes amid a series of bombings claimed by Islamist militants in recent weeks. No group has said it carried out the latest attack.

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