Death toll 24 after shrine bomb attack
THE death toll from a suicide bombing at a Shiite shrine has risen to 24 after four victims died in hospital.
The attacker struck in a remote village in the Jhal Magsi district, south-west Pakistan, on Thursday.
The building was packed with worshippers.
Senior police officer Mohammad Iqbal said more than 20 victims were still being treated, some with critical wounds.
The Islamic State group claimed the attack.
The bomber detonated his explosives vest when he was stopped for a routine search by police.
Five children were among those killed.