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Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan

The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for a bomb blast near a Shiite Muslim procession in northwest Pakistan that killed seven people

Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan
A Pakistani paramilitary soldier uses a metal detector along the roadside during a Shiite Muslim religious procession on the ninth day of holy month of Moharram in Karachi on November 24, 2012. A bomb exploded near a Shiite religious procession in northwest Pakistan on November 24 killing seven people including four children, hospital officials said. It commemorates the death of Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, along with his close relatives and supporters in the Battle of Karbala in modern-day Iraq in the year 680. (AFP/Getty Images)
Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan
Pakistani Shiite Muslims march during a religious procession on the ninth day of holy month of Moharram in Karachi on November 24, 2012. A bomb exploded near a Shiite religious procession in northwest Pakistan on November 24 killing seven people including four children, hospital officials said. It commemorates the death of Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, along with his close relatives and supporters in the Battle of Karbala in modern-day Iraq in the year 680. (AFP/Getty Images)
Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan
Pakistani Shiite Muslim mourners march during a religious procession on the ninth day of holy month of Moharram in Karachi on November 24, 2012. The Pakistani Taliban on November 24 claimed responsibility for a bomb blast near a Shiite Muslim procession in northwest Pakistan that killed seven people. The blast went off as people from the minority Shiite Muslim community were gathering to mark the anniversary of the death of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussain in 680. (AFP/Getty Images)
Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan
Pakistani Shiite Muslims march during a religious procession on the ninth day of holy month of Moharram in Islamabad on November 24, 2012. The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for a bomb blast near a Shiite Muslim procession in northwest Pakistan that killed seven people. The blast went off as people from the minority Shiite Muslim community were gathering to mark the anniversary of the death of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussain in 680. (AFP/Getty Images)
Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan
Pakistani Shiite Muslims march during a religious procession on the ninth day of holy month of Moharram in Islamabad on November 24, 2012. The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for a bomb blast near a Shiite Muslim procession in northwest Pakistan that killed seven people. The blast went off as people from the minority Shiite Muslim community were gathering to mark the anniversary of the death of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussain in 680. (AFP/Getty Images)
Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan
Pakistani Shiite Muslims march during a religious procession on the ninth day of holy month of Moharram in Islamabad on November 24, 2012. The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for a bomb blast near a Shiite Muslim procession in northwest Pakistan that killed seven people. The blast went off as people from the minority Shiite Muslim community were gathering to mark the anniversary of the death of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussain in 680. (AFP/Getty Images)
Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan
Pakistani paramilitary soldiers stand guard a street during a Shiite Muslim religious procession on the ninth day of holy month of Moharram in Karachi on November 24, 2012. A bomb exploded near a Shiite religious procession in northwest Pakistan on November 24 killing seven people including four children, hospital officials said. It commemorates the death of Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, along with his close relatives and supporters in the Battle of Karbala in modern-day Iraq in the year 680. (AFP/Getty Images)
Blast at Shi’ite procession kills seven in Pakistan
Pakistani Shiite Muslims march during a religious procession on the ninth day of holy month of Moharram in Karachi on November 24, 2012. A bomb exploded near a Shiite religious procession in northwest Pakistan on November 24 killing seven people including four children, hospital officials said. It commemorates the death of Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, along with his close relatives and supporters in the Battle of Karbala in modern-day Iraq in the year 680. (AFP/Getty Images)