Death toll leaps to 133 and over 200 injured in Pakistan bombing

Published: 14th July 2018 03:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2018 04:47 PM  

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In the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed more than 130 people. Siraj Raisani a candidate in the provincial parliament also died in the blast. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the blast. ( Photo | AP)
Pakistan bomb blast
Underscoring the security threat, two bombs exploded on Friday killing many people in the latest election-related violence to hit Pakistan. The first bomb that killed four people exploded in northwest Pakistan near the election rally of a senior politician from an Islamist party and the second one at the southwestern province of Baluchistan. ( Photo | AP)
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People taking bodies of bombing victims to their villages for burial after the deadly bomb attack.( Photo | AP)
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A man talks on a phone sitting next to a body of his family member killed in a bomb attack. ( Photo | AP)
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The attacks came hours before Nawaz Sharif returned from London along with his daughter Maryam to face a 10-year prison sentence on corruption charges, anti-corruption officials said. ( Photo | AP)
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Injured persons in Friday's suicide bombing in Mastung are treated at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan. ( Photo | AP)
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Following the incident, an emergency was declared in Quetta hospitals, with additional medical staff summoned. ( Photo | AP)
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The law and order had suddenly deteriorated ahead of elections despite claims by the government and security forces that terrorism has been wiped out of the country. ( Photo | AP)
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