ISIL claims responsibility for deadly attack on Pakistani church

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A policeman takes position after gunmen attacked the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, Pakistan December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

ISIL is claiming responsibility for a deadly suiciding bombing that targeted the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in the Pakistani city of Quetta.

Officials reported that at least nine people were killed and dozens more injured when one bomber managed to detonate his explosives.

Police said they shot and killed the other attacker. A search is also now underway for two suspected accomplices.

CGTN’s Danial Khan reports.
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