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Pakistan kills 100 “terrorists” after suicide shrine attack

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistani security forces killed dozens of suspected militants on Friday (17), a day after Islamic State claimed a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine, the biggest in a spate of attacks this week across the country. The bombing at the famed Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in southern Sindh province was Pakistan’s deadliest attack for two years, killing at least 83 people and highlighting the threat of militant groups such as the Pakistani Taliban and Islamic State. The security response was swift. “Over 100 terrorists have been killed since last night and sizeable apprehensions also…

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