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‘Daesh-claimed bombing’ kills at least 52 at Pakistan shrine

A woman sits in an ambulance as she arrives by ambulance after an explosion in at the Shah Noorani Shrine in Baluchistan, at a hospital in Karachi

By: Eastern Eye Staff

AT LEAST 52 people died and more than 100 others were injured today (November 12) in a bomb blast at a remote Sufi shrine in Pakistan, officials said, with Daesh (the Islamic State group) claiming the attack. The blast hit worshippers participating in a ceremony at the shrine of the Sufi saint Shah Noorani, some 750 km (460 miles) south of Quetta, the provincial capital of restive southern Balochistan province. “At least 52 people have been killed and some 105 others wounded,” provincial home minister Sarfraz Bugti said, adding that there were women and children among the victims. Local officials…

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