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Seven Killed In Spate Of Pakistan Attacks


At least seven people have been killed and 11 injured in a spate of attacks in Pakistan.

At least four people died -- including two police officials -- when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shi'ite mosque packed with worshippers in Rawalpindi, near the capital, Islamabad. Ten others were injured.

Also, a man and a women were killed when a bomb exploded near a small bus in Kurram tribal district near the Afghan border.

In Karachi, meanwhile, one woman was killed and another injured in a bomb blast.

With reporting by AFP and dpa
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