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Suicide Attack on Shi’ites Kills 20 in Pakistan

At least 20 people were killed and 40 injured when a suicide bomber attacked a Shi’ite Muslim mourning procession in the southern Pakistani city of Jacobabad Friday night, police officials said. The attack came as minority Shi'ite Muslims marked Ashura, a 10-day ritual when they commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. Shi'ite Muslims hold public rallies despite threats from Sunni extremist groups, some of whom consider them to be...

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