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Islamic state claims responsibility for Pakistan market suicide bombing

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Islamic state claims responsibility for Pakistan market suicide bombing

Islamic state claims responsibility for Pakistan market suicide bombing
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FAYAZ AZIZ(Reuters)
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(Reuters) - Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack a day earlier in northwestern Pakistan, the group's Amaq news agency said.

It said the bomber had targeted Shi'ite Muslims in a market in Orakzai and put the death toll at 57. A government official on Friday said at least 25 people had been killed and 20 wounded.

(Reporting By Ahmed Tolba; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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