So what is the gossip in Pakistani paan shops about who was behind the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore? Najam Sethi's son, Ali Sethi, in the NYT:
I asked Ali Raza if he thought there was a chance that the attack was the work of terrorists or criminals. “There is a chance,” he admitted. “But it could be the agencies. It could be the government. It could be India also.”
I asked, “What about other people?”
“Which other people?”
I said, “The people who kidnap journalists and bomb the homes of politicians and slit the throats of government spies.”
He was thinking about it.
The man operating the paan stall was lining moistened betel leaves with spices and condiments ... He smiled at us and said, “Whoever has done this has a lot of intelligence.”
Full article: here