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Pakistan Shia mosque blast in Shikarpur kills 20

BY: The BBC

At least 20 people have been killed in a powerful bomb blast at a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan, officials say.

 

Police have said that at least 50 people were wounded in the attack after Friday prayers in the district of Shikarpur.

The death toll is expected to rise as many of the wounded are in a critical condition.

Local media reports suggest that the blast could have been a suicide attack, but police are investigating

 


Credit: The BBC