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At least 20 killed in explosion at Pakistan Shiite mosque

More than 50 people were wounded in the incident

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At least 20 people were killed on Friday when an explosion ripped through a packed Shi'ite mosque in the Pakistani city of Shikarpur, officials said.

“At least 20 dead bodies and more than 50 wounded people have been brought to the hospital,” Shaukat Memon, a doctor at a nearby hospital, told Reuters.