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Quetta blast: Another victim dies, death toll rises to 74

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QUETTA: Death toll in Quetta’s hospital bombing rose to 74 as another victim of the terrorist attack succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning, ARY News reported.

Advocate Faizullah, who was being treated at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta, died to his injuries, which he sustained in Monday’s deadly bombing in Civil Hospital Quetta.

Previously 73 persons, including 56 lawyers and two media persons of television channels had lost their lives in the suicide attack in Civil Hospital on 8th August.

The suicide bomber detonated his explosives when large number of lawyers were gathered at the medical facility following the killing of Balochistan Bar Association President Bilal Anwar Kasi.

Kasi was on his way to court from home when unidentified armed men shot him dead on Mannu Jan Road of the provincial capital.

Leaders and officials from several countries had expressed their grief and sorrow over the terror incident.

Home Minister of Balochistan Sarfaraz Bugti had announced a crackdown against terror elements without more ado following the explosion.

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