Pakistanis mourn victims of mosque bombing
Thousands of Shiite Muslims have staged protest rallies across Pakistan after a suicide bombing at a mosque in the country’s south killed at least 59 people. A day of mourning has been declared in the local region.
Thousands of mourners have filled the streets of Shikarpur to hold a mass funeral for victims of the explosion that ripped through one of the city’s Shiite mosques on Friday.
Television footage showed huge crowds of mostly Shiite protesters waving black flags and beating their chests, as they offered prayers for the dead and called for the perpetrators to be arrested. Elsewhere, protesters burned tires, blocked off streets and held sit-ins.
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Source News: DW