Actually it was Islamic jihadists, yet again. You’d think that this sort of thing would lead groups like the Organization of the Islamic Conference and the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations to be much more concerned with Muslim-on-Muslim jihad violence than with the largely chimerical threat of “Islamophobia.” You’d think wrong. “Suicide blasts in Lahore kill 18: Pakistan police,” from AFP, September 1 (thanks to Kris):
LAHORE: Three suicide bombers in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday killed 18 people and wounded more than 100 during a Shiite mourning procession, police and rescue officials said.
Pakistan has been hit by a wave of Islamist militant attacks over the past three years which many attribute to Islamabad’s alliance with Washington and the US-led war against the Taliban in neighbouring Afghanistan.
The blasts hit exactly at the time of breaking of fast in the ongoing holy month of Ramadan.
“Eighteen people were killed and 143 others wounded in the three suicide attacks,” a senior local administration official, Sajjad Bhutta, told AFP….