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Pakistan ‘kills 100 militants’ after blast in Sufi shrine

Pakistan ‘kills 100 militants’ after blast in Sufi shrine

Pakistani forces said Friday they had killed more than 100 “terrorists” after 88 people died in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Sufi shrine which stoked fears of a fresh surge in militancy. The devastating blast came after a series of bloody extremist assaults this week, including a powerful Taliban suicide […]

February 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
More than 70 Killed, 150 Injured in ISIS suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pakistan

More than 70 Killed, 150 Injured in ISIS suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pakistan

At least 70 people died Thursday when a bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan, police said, in the deadliest attack to hit the militancy-plagued country so far in 2017. The Islamic State group claimed the attack in a statement carried by the Amaq propaganda agency linked to the Sunni Muslim jihadist group. […]

February 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bomb blast kills at least 43 at Pakistan shrine- officials

Bomb blast kills at least 43 at Pakistan shrine- officials

At least 43 people died and scores of others were injured when a bomb exploded at a remote Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province on Saturday, officials said. The blast hit a crowd of worshippers participating in a ceremony at the shrine of the Sufi saint Shah Noorani in Khuzdar district, some 750 […]

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