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In pictures: Lahore siege

Pakistani policemen fire in the air after taking back the police academy near Lahore on 30/3/09

Pakistani security forces fire into the air from the roof of a police academy near Lahore to celebrate the end of a siege that lasted several hours.

Injured policeman carried to an ambulance outside the police academy near Lahore on 30/3/09

Gunmen stormed the police training school during a morning drill. At least 14 people have died and nearly 100 have been injured.

Dozens of Pakistani policemen arrive at the academy

Security forces rushed to assist at the scene, with an officer inside the compound describing "complete panic".

Pakistani paramilitary soldiers make their way into the academy

As troops tried to force their way into the main building, the gunmen retaliated by throwing grenades.

Pakistani security and rescue officials in the police academy near Lahore on 30/3/09

After the siege ended, investigators entered the building to begin the task of collecting evidence.

Pakistani police remove seized weapons from the police academy in Lahore on 30/3/09

Weapons have been removed from one of the rooms the attackers are believed to have used.

Suspect arrested in Lahore

Meanwhile, security forces arrested a man suspected of being one of the insurgents.

A man lays flowers at the spot of the attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, Pakistan, on 6 March, three days

The latest militant attack comes nearly a month after gunmen attacked the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. There have been no high-profile arrests.



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