Bomb strikes Shia Muslim procession in Pakistan


A roadside bomb has killed at least six people near a Shia Muslim procession in north-western Pakistan.

The attack took place in the city of Dera Ismail Khan, a stronghold of Sunni Muslim militant groups.

Pakistani authorities have placed law enforcement agencies and the army on high alert in the country's capital of Islamabad.

Orla Guerin reports.

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