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Suicide Attack in Pakistan Kills Dozens

A suicide attack today in a mosque packed with worshipers killed more than 30 people and sent enraged Shiite Muslims on a rampage through the capital of Baluchistan province in southwestern Pakistan, officials said. Reports of the death toll varied, and some put it as high as 47. Scores were wounded in the attack, one of the bloodiest in a long series of assaults on the country’s Shiite minority. There was no claim of responsibility, but the information minister, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, said the attack was carried out by “sectarian elements,” a reference to outlawed extremist groups of the Sunni Muslim majority, suspected in most of the previous attacks. Full Story

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