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Around 60 passangers were travelling onboard this bus to a Karachi community center - for Ismaili Shiite Muslims - when it was targetted. In Pakistan's latest violent attack on religious minorities, gunmen ambushed the vehicle as it passed through a relatively deserted area on the outskirts of the city. SOT Ghulam Haider Jamali, Provincial Police Chief"Six terrorists were riding three motorcycles. They got down from the motorcycles and entered the bus and fired indiscriminately. They used 9mm pistols in the killings."SOT TARIQ JADOON, OFFICER IN CHARGE OF CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION UNIT"The attackers killed the passengers inside the bus. There was no gunfire from outside. From what we have examined so far, all the firing was inside."Forensics teams found bullet casings indicating multiple types of weapons were used by the six gunmen.Relatives were inconsolable at the scene. Among the dead, 16 women. A security official showed a reporter a bloodstained copy of a pamphlet claiming responsibility on behalf of the Islamic State group. The Sunni Jundullah faction of the Pakistani Taliban also claimed involvement but it has previously pledged allegiance to the IS group. Large crowds also gathered at the hospital treating some of the wounded... Previous Attacks on Ismaili Muslims may have been rare but now this tiny sect has been hit hard.

EN NW PKG KARACHI ATTACK 13H

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Around 60 passangers were travelling onboard this bus to a Karachi community center - for Ismaili Shiite Muslims - when it was targetted. In Pakistan's latest violent attack on religious minorities, gunmen ambushed the vehicle as it passed through a

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