ISIS claims responsibility for Pakistan market suicide bombing

Islamic State claimed responsiblity for a suicide bomb attack in Pakistan according to the group's Amaq news.

By REUTERS
November 24, 2018 16:11
A paramilitary soldier walks past car wreckages after an attack on Chinese consulate, Pakistan, 2018

A paramilitary soldier walks past car wreckages after an attack on Chinese consulate, Pakistan, 2018. . (photo credit: REUTERS/AKHTAR SOOMRO)

 
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Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack a day earlier in northwestern Pakistan, the group's Amaq news agency said.

It said the bomber had targeted Shi'ite Muslims in a market in Orakzai and put the death toll at 57. A government official on Friday said at least 25 people had been killed and 20 wounded.

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