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Pakistan: Suicide Bombers Kill 30 At Shrine

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Emergency officials in central Pakistan say two bomb blasts have killed 30 people and wounded at least 35 others outside a Sufi shrine.

Authorities in the Dera Ghazi Khan district of Punjab province said they believe two suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a crowd of people outside the shrine Sunday. Thousands of people were visiting the shrine at the time.

While no one has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, Islamist militants have carried out such attacks before in Pakistan. They believe visiting shrines is against the spirit of Islam.

VOA

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