Death toll in Pakistan bombing rises to 45


Firefighters spray water to control a fire in a building after a bomb blast in a residential area in Karachi March 3, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Reuters) – The death toll from a suspected suicide bombing in Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi on Sunday has risen to 45, a senior city official said.

Hashim Raza also said 149 people were wounded in the attack outside a Shi’ite mosque, the latest signal that Sunni groups are escalating sectarian bombings against the minority.

(Reporting by Imtiaz Shah; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

via Death toll in Pakistan bombing rises to 45 | Reuters.



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