Islamic State claim responsibility for Quetta blast

Last Updated: Apr 14 2019 19:21
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The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a blast in the Pakistan city of Quetta that claimed lives of 20 people a couple of days ago. The attack targeted the people of Hazara community.

The Islamic State group released a photograph of the attacker and claimed that the blast had targeted the Shia community. The terrorist faction also claimed that that it had collaborated with the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militant outfit to carry out the attack.

The Hazara community has been a frequent target of the Taliban, Islamic State and other militant groups in the region.