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Pakistan rally blast rises to 7–hospital

/ 04:23 PM November 24, 2012

Pakistani hospital staff treat a person injured in a suicide attack on Shiite mourners in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. A suicide bomber had tried to enter a procession near a Shiite mosque, where the bomber detonated the explosives after being stopped by security forces killing scores of people and left many wounded, police officials said. AP

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The death toll from a bomb blast near a Shiite religious procession in northwest Pakistan on Saturday has risen to seven, including four children, officials said.

At least 30 people including five children were also wounded when the bomb went off on the route of a minority Shiite community procession in the Dera Ismail Khan district, local hospital chief Aziz Baluch told Agence France-Presse.

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