At least 30 people were killed and 100 were injured when a suicide bomber attacked the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Shewan on Thursday evening, Dawn News reported.
Quoting Taluka Hospital Medical Superintendent Moinuddin Siddiqui, the reprot said that at least 30 bodies have been brought to the hospital while more than 100 injured were shifted to the hospital.
The explosion took place at the spot where the dhamaal (Sufi ritual) was being performed, within the premises of the shrine.
SSP Jamshoro Tariq Wilayat said that initial report suggests that it was a suicide bombing on portion reserved for women in the shrine, it said.
“It seems to be a suicide bombing according to initial information provided by Sehwan police to me and I am on way to Shewan”, SSP said was quoted as saying