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Islamic Scholars in Pakistan Issue Edict Against Suicide Attacks

About 200 religious scholars in Pakistan have issued an edict against terrorist suicide attacks, decreeing that they violate Islamic law. The fatwa issued Sunday in Lahore said that the Islamic State, the Taliban, Boko Haram and other groups carrying out suicide attacks were operating "in an un-Islamic manner." The fatwa described their thinking as flawed, saying it is based on ignorance. The scholars' decree condemned those who carry out attacks on health care workers...

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