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'20 dead' after Pakistan bomb blast - The Independent

Posted by jpayoute on January 30, 2015 at 6:00 AM

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The Independent - The explosion went off during midday prayers in Shikarpur, is in Sindh province, roughly 310 miles north of the port city of Karachi Dr Shaukat Ali Memon, who heads the hospital in Shikarpur where the dead were brought, told Pakistani television that 50 people - many severely wounded - were also brought to the hospital. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Sunni Muslim extremists have often targeted religious institutions of Shiites, whom they do not consider to be true Muslims. Read more

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