Suicide bomber kills 23 people in Pakistan

Suicide bomber kills 23 people in Pakistan

Credit: AFP

Islamabad:  A state rescue official says a suicide bomber has attacked a Shiite Muslim procession near Pakistan's capital, killing 23 people.

Deeba Shahnaz says the bombing occurred around midnight on Wednesday in the city of Rawalpindi, located next to the capital Islamabad. At least 62 people were wounded by the blast.

Shahnaz said on Thursday that the procession had just left a Shiite place of worship when the attack occurred.
Story First Published: November 22, 2012 08:28 IST

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