Gunmen opened fire on the Sri Lankan cricket team's bus in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and wounding six team members.
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Pakistan says Lahore attack copycat of Mumbai
3 Mar 2009, 1150 hrs IST, REUTERS
The attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan bore the hallmarks of the same militants that carried out the attack on Mumbai in November, a Pakistan official said.
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Pakistani umpire critically injured in attack: Reports
3 Mar 2009, 1204 hrs IST, IANS
Former Pakistan Test cricketer Ahsan Raza, who was the reserve umpire for the Pakistan-Lanka series, was critically injured in the attack, TV reports said.
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LAHORE, PAKISTAN: Former Pakistan Test cricketer Ahsan Raza, who was the reserve umpire for the Pakistan-Sri Lanka series, was critically injured in
the attacks on the Sri Lankan team here on Tuesday morning, TV reports said.
Raza, a former spinner, had played nine Tests and 49 One-day Internationals. He recently turned an international umpire.
Raza was traveling in the umpires' van that was going with the Sri Lankan team bus to the Gaddafi Stadium for the third day's play of the second Test when the caravan came under fire from unidentified gunmen.
According to TV reports, Raza is currently being treated at a hospital here.