The financial heart of Pakistan is morning the death of 25 civilians killed yesterday when two public buses exploded in an attack targeting Shia Muslims. “Two bombs planted on two buses carrying Shia worshippers were detonated simultaneously on Friday killing 12 people and wounding more than 40 others, police said. A second blast went off outside a hospital entrance where the wounded were being taken, reportedly killing another 13 people, witnesses said. A third bomb was defused in the hospital car park, police said. Major Aurang Zeb, a paramilitary spokesman in Karachi, said on Saturday that security forces were on maximum alert ahead of the funeral in the Malir area of the southern port city. ‘It looks like there’s no government in Pakistan,’ Syed Shabbir Hussain, who lost a cousin in the first blast, said. ‘They always say that there are militants here, and that they will attack. And then they attack, but the police and the government do nothing.'”
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