Monday, August 8, 2016

Suicide Bomber Strikes Hospital In Pakistan

How low will terrorists stoop to carry out an attack?  This one might be one of the lowest I've seen in a while.

In Quetta, Pakistan, after the dead body of a murdered lawyer was delivered to Civil Hospital, a bomb exploded at an entrance to the building that houses the hospital's emergency department, reportedly targeting a group of lawyers who had gathered to mourn their colleague.  The blast has been called a suicide bombing.  At least 70 people are reported dead, with over 110 injured.  A faction of the Pakistani Taliban and ISIS have both claimed responsibility.

Read more at The Express Tribune, Dunya News, DawnBBC News, The Guardian and Al Jazeera.

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