Thursday, February 16, 2017

Suicide Bombing Kills Scores At Pakistani Sufi Mosque. Islamic State Is Taking Credit

Al Jazeera: Blast hits Pakistan's Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine

At least 75 dead, including children and women, as ISIL claims attack at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sindh province.

A suicide bomber killed scores of Sufi worshippers and wounded hundreds as they were performing a ritual in Pakistan's Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine in Sindh province.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group claimed responsibility for Thursday's attack in Sehwan via it Amaq website.

Khadim Hussain, deputy inspector-general of Hyderabad police, told Al Jazeera that at least 75 people were killed in the blast, and more than 200 were injured.

At least 43 men, nine women and 20 children were among the victims.

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More News On Today's Terror Attack In Pakistan

Death toll jumps to 75 in ISIS attack on Pakistan shrine -- AP
Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Pakistani shrine -- AFP
Suicide attack on Pakistani shrine kills 72, claimed by Islamic State -- Reuters
Pakistan Shrine Bombing Kills Scores in Worst Attack in Months -- NYT
An ISIS attack in Pakistan strikes at the beating heart of Sufism -- Washington Post
Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens -- BBC
More Than 70 Killed in Suicide Attack on Muslim Shrine in Pakistan -- NBC
ISIS suicide bomber kills at least 75 people in an attack on famed shrine in Pakistan -- Daily Mail
At least 70 killed in Sufi shrine bombing in Pakistan -- DW

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