37 injured in shrine blast in Pakistan capital

Four out of the 37 injured are stated to be in critical condition.

37 injured in shrine blast in Pakistan capital

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 37 devotees were injured in a blast at a shrine in Islamabad on Friday night, police said.

The blast occured when hundreds of devotees were enagaged in celebrations of the anniversary of a Sufi Saint at his shrine in the suburbs of Islamabad, city police chief Mohammad Ali told reporters.

The bomb was planted outside the shrine and was detonated by remote control, he said. Four out of the 37 injured are stated to be in critical condition, Ali added.

So far, no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. 

Last Mod: 21 Haziran 2014, 10:17
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