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BBC: Pakistan gunmen kill 45 on Karachi Ismaili Shia bus

At least 45 people have been killed and 13 injured in a gun attack on a bus carrying Ismaili Shia Muslims in the Pakistani city of Karachi, police say.

Police said six gunmen on motorcycles had stopped the bus and fired indiscriminately at passengers.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the attack and ordered an investigation.

Pakistani Taliban splinter group Jundullah and Islamic State (IS) both said they had carried out the attack.

Later, the militant group Tehrik Taliban Pakistan (TTP) also said it was behind the shooting.


More News On Today's Terror Bus Attack That Killed 45 Shiite Pilgrims In Pakistan

Islamic State claims deadly bus attack on Karachi Shias — first in Pakistan -- AFP
Islamic State claim Pakistan bus attack -- SKY News
Dozens killed in Karachi bus attack -- Guardian
45 Killed as Gunmen Attack Karachi Bus -- VOA
43 Ismaili Shiites killed in Pakistan bus attack by Taliban gunmen -- UPI
'Bodies, Windows, then One of Them Shot the Driver': At the Scene of the Karachi Bus Attack -- VICE News
Karachi Terror Attack: Who are Shia Ismailis and Why are They Targeted? -- IBTimes

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