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Suicide bomber targets market in Pakistan

Date of Occurrence: 23rd November 2018 Location: Karachi, Pakistan Event: Suicide Bombing Fatalities: 30 Injuries/Displaced: 50

A suicide bomber drove their motorcycle into a busy weekly market in Pakistan, killing at least 30 people and injuring 50. The attack occurred hours after a nearby failed assault on the Chinese consulate.

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NY Times

Washington Post

Economic Times 

Attempted raid on Chinese consulate in Karachi leaves 4 dead

Date of Occurrence: 23rd November 2018 Location: Karachi, Pakistan Event: Shooting Fatalities: 4 Injuries/Displaced: unk

4 gunmen launched an attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, killing 4 people. The consulate is located in the cities high security “red zone”. The Balochistan Liberation Army has claimed the attack as part of their insurgency against the states perceived monopoly on the Balochistan regions mineral resources.

 

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NY Times

CNN

Suicide bombing inside Afghan army mosque kills at least 27  

Date of Occurrence: 23rd November 2018 Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event: Suicide Bombing Fatalities: 27 Injuries/Displaced: 57

A suicide bomber detonated inside of a mosque on an Afghan army base killed at least 27 people and injured a further 57.

 

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AP News

US News

NY Times