Death toll in Pakistan Shi'ite mosque explosion jumps to 40

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The death toll in a major explosion targeting a Shi'ite mosque in the Pakistani city of Shikarpur rose to 40 on Friday, a local doctor said. "The death toll has climbed to 40. We are still compiling lists from nearby cities where the wounded have been taken for treatment,” said the doctor at a local hospital, Shaukat Memon. More than 50 were wounded in the attack during Friday prayers. (Reporting by Syed Raza Hassan; Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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