At least 70 killed in Pakistan Hospital bombing

At least 70 people have died and more than 100 have been seriously injured in a horror bomb blast at a hospital in south Pakistan.

A suicide bomber let off the blast in the emergency department of a hospital in Quetta on Monday local time.

It occurred while hundreds of lawyers and journalists gathered at the hospital to mourn a colleague who had been shot dead earlier in the day, The Guardian reports.


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A faction of the Pakistani Taliban has since claimed responsibility.