Blast kills seven during prayers at Pakistani Islamic centre

By Reuters | Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:24 PM
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan 16 (Reuters) - At least seven people including an eight-year-old child were killed in Pakistan on Thursday when an explosion ripped through a packed Islamic preaching centre during evening prayers.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in Peshawar, a volatile city on the Pakistani border with Afghanistan. Around 70 people were wounded, officials said.


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