A suicide bomber killed at least 65 people, mostly women and children, at a park in Lahore today (Easter Sunday) in an attack claimed by a Pakistani Taliban faction which said it had targeted Christians.
There’s so much wrong in that one sentence – children, a park, Easter Sunday, Christians.
The bombing is further proof of what Robert Burns said over 200 years ago in his poem, Man Was Made To Mourn: A Dirge
Man’s inhumanity to man
Makes countless thousands mourn!
Today’s blast makes millions mourn, and to borrow a word from the gun control movement,
*the photo above is of a more peaceful time at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore