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Tension in Pakistani city after suicide blast kills 57

Pakistani youths burned cars and tyres and traders went on strike in Karachi to protest against the deaths of 57 Sunni Muslims in the country’s worst suicide bombing in nearly two decades. Paramilitary troops and police Wednesday patrolled the empty streets of the southern port city following Tuesday’s attack on an outdoor ceremony marking the birth anniversary of the Prophet Mohammed, witnesses said. No one claimed responsibility for the attack, but there were fears it could start a fresh cycle of sectarian violence between militants from Pakistan’s majority Sunni and minority Shiite communities. Full Story

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