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Scores killed in Pakistan hospital bomb attack

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<p>The bomb exploded as mourners, mostly lawyers and journalists, gathered to accompany the body of a prominent lawyer, who was shot and killed while on his way to the main court complex earlier on Monday.</p> <p>About 18 lawyers and a journalist were among the dead.</p> <p>More than 100 mourners were reportedly entering the emergency department of the hospital to accompany Kasi’s body when the bomb went off.</p> <p>A hospital worker told Reuters he “ was coming for my shift at the office. As soon as I reached the gate, there was a blast, and people came running out. I left my bike there, and as I entered, I saw dead bodies scattered all over the place. There was blood all over, and injured people covered in blood,” said hospital worker.</p> <p>No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet</p> <p><strong><em>Reuters</em></strong></p>
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