Tragic news has just come out of Pakistan. According to reports, a terror strike targeted a political rally in the region and was successfully executed. Please join us in praying for all those who have lost their lives.
"At least 85 people have died in a suicide attack in Pakistan that targeted the convoy of a political candidate in this month's general election, according to regional Health Minister Faiz Kakar," reported CNN.
As of now, 120 people are said to have been injured by the attack. ISIS has officially claimed responsibility for the act in an email, although local media outlets have yet to release the confirmation letter at this time.
The attack occurred on the same day that the former Prime Minister returned to the country to face a prison sentence for corruption-related allegations.
The director of civil defense, Muhammad Aslam Tareen, told CNN that eight to 10 kilograms of explosives were used in the attack, reported CNN.
"At least 85 people have died in a suicide attack in Pakistan that targeted the convoy of a political candidate in this month's general election," reported CNN on Twitter.
Please join us in praying for all of the victims of the deadly bombing. We ask for God's healing mercy to help them, and their families, through this tragic time.
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