Terrorism & Insurgency

Suspected Islamic State suicide bomber kills at least 20 people in Pakistan's Balochistan

09 October 2017

AT LEAST 20 people, including a police officer and three children, were killed and more than 30 people were wounded when an unidentified suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a shrine in the town of Fatehpur in the Jhal Magsi district of Pakistan's Balochistan province on 5 October, Dawn and BBC Monitoring reported. In a statement released by the Islamic State's Amaq news agency later that day, the group claimed responsibility for the attack.



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