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Islamic State claims responsibility for Pakistani mosque attack

/ 04:41 AM March 05, 2022
Islamic State claims responsibility for Pakistani mosque attack

Peshawar, Pakistan map

— Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly bomb blast inside a Shi’ite mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Friday, the group said in a statement.

It added the attack had killed at least 50 and injured more than 200 people.

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Pakistani Police and hospital officials said earlier on Friday the attack killed at least 56 people.

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