DEATH TOLL IN PAKISTAN FUNERAL ATTACK RISES TO 34

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan: The death toll from a suicide attack at a funeral in Pakistan rose to 34 on Wednesday after seven victims died overnight in hospital, police said. “The death toll has risen to 34, seven more critically injured have died in hospital,” police official Tahir Ayub told Agence France-Presse. Another 43 people are still being treated for injuries in hospital after Tuesday’s attack in Shergarh town in Mardan district, 145 kilometers northwest of Islamabad. The bomber struck as mourners gathered for funeral prayers for the owner of a local fuel station.

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