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Eight die in blast at Pakistan Shiite procession

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A bomb blast claimed by the Taliban killed eight people near a Shiite Muslim procession in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, in the latest attack against the minority during their holy month. 

A bomb disposal expert checks the site of a bomb explosion at Dera Ismail Khan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday. A bomb blast claimed by the Taliban killed eight people near a Shiite Muslim procession in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, in the latest attack against the minority during their holy month.

Four boys were among the dead and 30 other people were injured when the remote-controlled bomb packed with ball bearings exploded on the outskirts of Dera Ismail Khan city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said.

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