December 17, 2017 / 12:49 PM / 7 months ago

Islamic State claims Pakistan church attack: Amaq news agency

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed an attack on a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday which killed at least five people, the group’s Amaq news agency said in an online statement.

A man carries a boy as he walks out after gunmen attacked the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, Pakistan December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

It said two Islamic State members had carried out the attack but provided no evidence for the claim.

Reporting by Ali Abdelaty; Editing by Gareth Jones

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