Pakistan: Attack on Shah Noorani shrine kills dozens
Nov.13, Islamabad: Dozens of people have been killed and more than 100 injured in southwestern Pakistan after a bomb explosion claimed by the armed group ISIL ripped through a shrine packed with worshippers.
Provincial Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti told AFP news agency on Saturday that at least 52 people have been killed in the attack in the Hub district of the restive Balochistan province.
The blast at Shah Noorani shrine occurred while hundreds of people were inside, local district commissioner Hashim Ghalzai said.
Ghalzai said at least 100 people were wounded, who were rushed to the district headquarters of Hub and the port city of Karachi located nearly 100km south of the blast site.
The Oslo Times International News Network