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Three suicide bombings in Lahore

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NEW: At least 20 people killed in three suicide bombings in Pakistani city of Lahore

Two of the attacks targeted an office of the Federal Investigation Agency

Police said the building was destroyed and 1,000 people normally work there



ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) -- At least 20 people were killed and 50 others were wounded Tuesday in three suicide bombings in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, a high-ranking police official told CNN.

Two of the attacks targeted an office of the Federal Investigation Agency -- one at the main gate and the other inside. At least 16 people were killed in that blast, which happened shortly before 9:30 a.m.

"The scene is absolutely devastating," CNN's Reza Sayah reported. "This building has multiple floors and Lahore police describe it as completely destroyed."

A police official said up to 1,000 people normally wo

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Added: Mar-11-2008 
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