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Pakistani army kills a hundred militants as retaliation for the attack

Pakistani army kills a hundred militants as retaliation for the attack

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Pakistani security forces have hundred militants killed in retaliation for the attack on a sufi shrine on Thursday, which says the Pakistani army Friday.

According to a spokesperson of the army will be “Terrorists everywhere mercilessly to be addressed”. There is in Pakistan a lot of criticism on the government that would succeed the guarantee safety.

In the attack of last Wednesday, at least 72 people were killed. Islamic State (IS) claimed the attack in Sehwan on Thursday. According to the Pakistani government has no network in the country, but other, probably from Afghanistan-driven terrorists claim to be.

Sehwan is located in the south of the country, about 180 kilometers northeast of Karachi. The target was to the Lal Shahbaz Qalander shrine of the mystical and liberal movement in islam that sufism is called.

Violence

The last time suffering from the country under a new wave of terrorist violence after two years of relative calm. The country has more than 200 million inhabitants of whom only an estimated 8 million no islamite. Since the seventies, is growing the pressure of bigoted sunni currents on dissenters.

Attack on sufi shrine in Pakistan

In a bomb attack on a holy place of sufism in Pakistan on Thursday at least 72 deaths.
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The attack is claimed by Islamic State.
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Pakistani media report that a suicide bombing was committed by an offender for which he is blown up, a few people threw.
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The attack was in Sehwan, in the south of the country, about 180 kilometers northeast of Karachi.
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The last time suffering from Pakistan under a new wave of terrorist violence after two years of relative calm.
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