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Two Bomb Blasts in Karachi Kill Worshipers Then Wounded

On Friday, a motorcycle bomb on a main street in Karachi exploded as a bus carrying Shia celebrating Arbaeen passed, killing at least 12 and wounding 40. A second bomb exploded, killing at least ten more, at a nearby hospital where the wounded from the first explosion were evacuated.

A reporter in Islamabad said that this attack was similar to other bombings perpetrated by the Pakistani Taliban and Tehrik–i–Taliban, aimed at destabilizing Karachi, the “financial heart” of Pakistan.

Read more at Al Jazeera English.

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