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    Men and relatives gather to attend funeral prayers for victims killed in a suicide blast at the tomb of Sufi saint Syed Usman Marwandi, also known as the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine, during a funeral in Sehwan Sharif, Pakistan's southern Sindh province

    Death Toll in Terrorist Attack on Shrine in Southern Pakistan Rises to 80

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    The death toll in a terrorist attack on a shrine in the Pakistani southern city of Sehwan has reached 80, local media reported Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Dawn newspaper, over 200 people were injured as a result of the attack.

    On Thursday, a suicide attack took place in the shrine during a religious ritual near a tomb of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, a Sufi poet and philosopher, involving a large number of participants.

    According to media reports, the Daesh terror group, outlawed in Russia as well as many other countries, claimed responsibility for the attack.

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