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Gunmen shoot Sri Lanka cricketers

The head of Pakistan's Interior Ministry has said the country is now in a state of war following the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore.

Masked gunmen opened fire on the cricketers' bus and its police escort, killing at least six Pakistani policemen and a driver.

At least five cricketers, and their British assistant coach, were injured.

Damian Grammaticas reports from Lahore.


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