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    Explosion in Pakistan Kills at Least 20, Injures Over 30

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    A roadside explosion in the Mastung district of Pakistan's Balochistan province killed at least 20 and injured over 30 more people, including Deputy Senate Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Geo television broadcaster, Haideri was the target of the explosion.

    The chairman has reportedly been admitted to the Combined Military Hospital in the city of Quetta.

    Haideri, who is the secretary general of the Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) party, reportedly said that he had been saddened by all the deaths that the explosion resulted in.

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