At Least 25 Killed in Bomb Attack on Religious March in Karachi, Pakistan

DEC 28 2009 — At least 25 people were killed and dozens more wounded following a suicide bomb attack on a religious march in Karachi, Pakistan.

Thousands of people were marking the Shi’ite Muslim festival of Ashura, on Monday, the climax of the holy period, which commemorates the death of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson.

Stringent security controls had been put in place amid fears of an attack

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