Bomb Blast Kills 53 At Pakistan Hospital

At least 53 people have been killed, and dozens injured, following a bomb blast, at a hospital, in the Pakistani city of Quetta.

A bomb blast has killed 53 people at a hospital in the city of Quetta in southwest Pakistan, officials say.

Dozens of people were injured in the attack, which happened at the entrance to the emergency department where the body of a prominent lawyer shot dead earlier on Monday was being brought.

The casualties included lawyers and journalists accompanying the body of Bilal Anwar Kasi.

Gunfire followed the explosion. It was not clear who the attackers were.

Pakistani police have said they suspect the bomb was detonated by a suicide attacker.

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