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The US today condemned the terror attack on a Shia shrine in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province that killed 18 people while asserting that it would continue to work with its partners to combat the terrorism.
"We offer our deepest condolences to the victims and their families, and wish a speedy recovery to those injured," State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said.
"We stand with the people of Pakistan and the broader South Asia region in their fight against terrorism," she said.
A suicide bomber yesterday blew himself up at the Dargah Fatehpur in the Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan, killing at least 18 people and injuring 25 others.
The ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a brief statement carried by its propaganda 'Amaq' news agency.
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