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Blast at shrine in Shikarpur leaves three dead

Published Feb 25, 2013 04:22pm

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SHIKARPUR: A blast at a shrine in interior Sindh has left three people dead and several others injured, DawnNews reported.

The explosion took place at the Dargah Hajan Shah Mauri shrine in Shikarpur when a large number of devotees were present.

Reports suggest that a man riding a motorcycle threw a grenade and fled from the scene, while eyewitnesses said that an unknown individual left a bag at the site, after which there was an explosion.

The dead and injured have been shifted to a local hospital. Many of the injuries are reported to be serious.

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