A twelve-year-old boy has been killed and more than 100 injured in a bomb attack in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka. One killed and hundred injured in
A twelve-year-old boy has been killed and more than 100 injured in a bomb attack in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka.
— Free Speech (@kewshukhinoy) October 24, 2015
Authorities say home made bombs were thrown as thousands of minority Shi’ites celebrated the Day of Ashura.
The Dhaka attack comes hours after a suicide bomber killed dozens during Ashura celebrations in Sindh province in Pakistan.
— Riyadh Vision (@RiyadhVision) October 24, 2015
No one group claimed responsibility, however Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi attacked Shi’ites on Thursday and threatened further violence against the minority.
— UnFrame (@UNFRAMEphoto) November 6, 2014
Amid tightened security Shi’ites in the Iraqi city of Kerbala marked one of their holiest festivals in the traditional manner lashing themselves with chains to beat of a goatskin drum.