Pakistani men, part of an angry mob, react after burning belongings of Christian families, in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, March 9, 2013. A mob of hundreds of people in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore attacked a Christian neighborhood Saturday and set fire to homes after hearing accusations that a Christian man had committed blasphemy against Islam's prophet, said a police officer. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Saturday, March 09, 2013 12:20 pm
AP PHOTOS: Mob in Pakistan torches Christian homes
By The Associated PressAssociated Press
Blasphemy is a serious crime in Pakistan that can carry the death penalty but sometimes outraged residents exact their own retribution for perceived insults of Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Pakistan is overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim and people of other faiths, including the nation's small Christian community, are often viewed with suspicion.
Here is a gallery of photos from today in Lahore.