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News ID: 16908
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Publish Date: 11:58 - 17 December 2017
TEHRAN, December 17 - A blast moments ago took place near a Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing at least 5 people, injuring 15, Daily Pakistan reported.

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The church was said to be holding pray ceremony when two suicide bomber stormed in and exploded themselves, Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed to media here on Sunday.

Big suicide blast in Pakistani Church

A woman was among those killed. A large contingent of police and Frontier Corps (FC) personnel have surrounded the attack site and are conducting a search operation.

A bomb disposal team is on standby.

An emergency has been declared in the city’s hospitals.

No individual or group has claimed the responsibility of the blast.

According to local officials, 8 people killed and more than 40 injured in this suicide blast. Given the large number of the injured, the death toll expected to rise.

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