Pakistan bombing kills dozens

A suspected suicide bombing outside a Shiite mosque in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi has claimed the lives of 45 people and wounded 149, a senior city official has said.

Car bomb kills dozens in Karachi

A car bomb exploded outside a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan, killed at least 45 people and wounded more than 149, a senior official told the Associated Press.

No one has taken responsibility for the bombing, that took place outside a Shiite mosque as people were leaving evening prayers in Pakistan's largest city.

Initial reports suggested the bomb was rigged to a motorcycle, but a police official told the Associated Press that an estimated 220 pounds of explosives was planted in a car.

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