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In pictures: Bombs hit Lahore

A view of the badly damaged building of The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) after a powerful bomb explosion in Lahore

The Federal Investigation Agency building in the Pakistani city of Lahore has been rocked by a bomb explosion.

Pakistani investigators examine the bomb blast site in front of the badly damaged building of the Federal Investigation Agency

Reports say the bomb was planted near a lift inside the building.

Pakistani rescue workers examine the badly damaged building of the Federal Investigation Agency

About 200 to 300 people are thought to work in the building.

A Pakistani man helps a bomb blast victim to descend a stairway in a destroyed building of the Federal Investigation Agency

The number of casualties is expected to rise. Violence across Pakistan has left more than 600 people dead this year.

Pakistani rescue workers and police officials examine a bomb blast site in front of a destroyed building of the Federal Investigation Agency

This was one of two bombs to hit Lahore on Tuesday; the other explosion was in a residential area.

Pakistani volunteers remove an injured man from the site of a bomb explosion at the office of the Federal Investigation Agency in Lahore,

After the blasts, the Australian cricket team announced that their forthcoming tour of Pakistan had been cancelled over security fears.

Pakistani rescuer uses a fire extinguisher at the bomb blast site in front of the badly damaged building of the Federal Investigation Agency

Eyewitness reports said that fire was raging at the FIA building for some time after the explosion.

Pakistani rescue workers remove a bomb blast victim from the badly damaged building of the Federal Investigation Agency

Pakistan's President Musharraf condemned the attacks, saying the government was determined to "fight the scourge" of terrorism.





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