May 12, 2017 / 10:54 AM / 3 months ago

Death toll in blast targeting Pakistani senator at 20 - hospital

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - The death toll in a suspected suicide bomb attack targeting a Pakistani senator in the violence-plagued province of Baluchistan on Friday has reached at least 20 people, a hospital official said.

"We received 20 bodies so far and over 35 injured," Shafi Zehri a doctor at a hospital in the town of Mastung, where the attack on the senator's convoy took place, told Reuters.

Reporting by Saad Sayeed; Editing by Robert Birsel

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