Published On: Tue, Mar 29th, 2016

American cartoonist captures Lahore tragedy in heart-rendering image


American cartoonist Liza Donnelly captured the horror of the recent Lahore bomb blast via a cartoon image that drew emotional responses from the Pakistani Twitterati.

Sunday’s Lahore bomb blast killed more than seventy people, including women and children. The incident drew emotional responses and condemnations from the whole world, including famous personalities. The New York Times cartoonist, writer and speaker Liza Donnelly was also horrified with the tragedy. She chose to capture the sad incident through a cartoon which she drew and shared on micro-blogging site Twitter.

The cartoon features a child’s corpse wrapped up in Pakistan’s flag with a grieving mother beside him. The cartoon drew emotional responses from the Pakistani Twitterati, who mostly thanked Donnelly for drawing something so apt to capture the wounded feelings of the nation.


About the Author

Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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