Dozen dead in Jhal Magsi blast

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KARACHI: At least 12 people were reportedly killed, while several others sustain injuries in a blast at a shrine in Jhal Magsi, Balochistan, police said Thursday evening.

The blast took place at Fatehpur Dargah, police said adding that the suicide attacker tried to enter the shrine and blew himself up when he was stopped by the police.

At least two policemen are also injured in the blast. The injured have been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The shrine is located four kilometres away from the city.

(Report is being updated)

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