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SoCal Pakistanis plan vigil after deadly park bombing in Lahore




People gather outside All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan, in 2013 after a suicide bombing attack killed scores of people earlier in the day, officials said. This Sunday another suicide bombing hit a popular park in Lahore.
People gather outside All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan, in 2013 after a suicide bombing attack killed scores of people earlier in the day, officials said. This Sunday another suicide bombing hit a popular park in Lahore.
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Families in Pakistan are in mourning today, after the death toll from a Sunday bombing has risen.

The suicide attack at a popular park in Lahore killed at least 70 people and injured hundreds more, according to government officials. An offshoot of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

People here in Southern California with ties to the area have been sharing information and planning a vigil.

For more, we're joined by Amjad Mahmood Khan, he's an adjunct law professor at UCLA and public affairs director with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA.