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Two bomb blasts kill 4 in Pakistan

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, June 22, IRNA -- Two bomb blasts in Pakistan have killed at least four people and injured dozens others, police and witnesses said.

A bomb exploded near a shrine in the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing three people and injuring 11 others, state television said.

The blast took place near a shrine at Hazarkhuwani area of Peshawar. The bomb was attached to a vehicle. The injured were shifted to a main hospital in Peshawar. TV footage showed the injured were being brought to hospital.

The second blast took place in a mosque in southwestern Balochistan province, killing one person and injuring at least 10 others, witnesses said.

The blast occurred in Farooqia Mosque in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, when the people were leaving the mosque after prayers.

TV channels reported that the injured were shifted to the city’s main hospital.

Police sources said several injured were registered critical.

No group claimed responsibility for both blasts.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1021407

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