Residents light candles to honour victims of the blast in Quetta during a candellight vigil in Peshawar, Pakistan August 8, 2016.   REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

Islamic State claims responsibility for Pakistan hospital suicide attack

“A martyr from the Islamic State detonated his explosive belt at a gathering of justice ministry employees and Pakistani policemen in the city of Quetta,” Amaq said.

The Pakistani Taliban faction Jamaat-ur-Ahrar has also claimed responsibility for the attack.


  • OK by me.

  • It’s a hospital.

    Blowing up one is the very definition of depraved.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Screwheads killing screwheads. Pest control.