Lahore and Karachi blasts target Pakistani Shias

At least nine people taking part in a Shia Muslim procession in the Pakistani city of Lahore have been killed by a suicide bomb, police say.

Three policemen were said to be among the dead, while 50 other people were injured, including women and children.

In a second attack on Tuesday a suicide motorcycle bomber killed two policemen near a Shia march in the southern city of Karachi.

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