Suicide Bombing Kills 25 At Pakistan Shrine

At least 25 people have been killed, and dozens more wounded, following a suicide bombing at a busy shrine in southern Pakistan.

At least 25 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a suicide bombing at a popular shrine in southern Pakistan, local media report.

The explosion targeted the shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the town of Sehwan, in Sindh province.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the attack and urged Pakistan to “stand united”.

A Sindh police spokesman said a suicide bomber had entered the shrine and blown himself up among the devotees.

Television station Samaa initially reported more than 50 people were injured, while Geo TV put the figure at over 100.

The shrine is one of the most revered in Pakistan, and was crowded as Thursday is considered a sacred day for Muslims to pray there.

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