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    Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to his counterpart from Pakistan, over recent deadly terrorist attack, the Kremlin said Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to his counterpart from Pakistan, President Mamnoon Hussain, over the deadly terrorist attacks in a Sufi shrine the previous day, the Kremlin said Friday.

    "Please accept our deepest condolences in connection with the tragic consequences of a terrorist attack in the province of Sindh," the Kremlin relayed Putin's words.

    Over 80 people were reportedly killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb blast inside a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's southern city of Sehwan on Thursday.

    Putin affirmed Moscow's readiness "to further enhance anti-terrorism cooperation with Pakistani partners, both bilaterally and in the framework of broad international efforts."

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