Dozens killed in bombing at Shiite mosque in Pakistan

January 30, 2015 3:07 PM

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A powerful bomb ripped through a Shiite Muslim mosque in southern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 49 worshipers and wounding dozens in the deadliest sectarian attack in months in the South Asian nation.

The blast occurred during Friday prayers in the Sindh province city of Shikarpur, hospital and police officials said.

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