March 3rd Down the years,Terrorists attacked Sri Lankan team

March 3rd Down the years,Terrorists attacked Sri Lankan team

On this day in 2009,Sri Lankan team attacked in Lahore

The Sri Lankan staff bus en-route the Gaddafi stadium, Lahore was attacked by 12 gunmen killing six policemen and two civilians whilst also injuring participants of the Sri Lankan team. The cricketers were on their way to play the third day of the 2nd test match of the series when the armed militants opened fireplace on the wheels of the bus. Mehar Mohammad Khalil, the motive force of the bus kept on using for a distance of 500 metres until they reached the stadium. The staff used to be then airlifted from the Gadaffi Stadium back. Srilanka players Thilan Samaraweera and Tharanga Paranavitana had been amongst folks who sustained injuries throughout the attack. Other cricketing international locations have considering the fact that boycotted Pakistan as a venue for international cricket forcing the PCB to shift base to the United Arab Emirates.

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