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November 11 – 17

November 12: Three injured in Lahore Sectarian Attack

Three people suffered multiple injuries in a sectarian clash that erupted after a Muharram procession was accused of allegedly straying from its designated area in the vicinity of the Syed Karamat Ali Imambargah in Sanda.

A large number of participants led by imambargah leaders were leading a procession when some residents belonging to another sect began objecting to alleged route ‘violations’ by the imambargah administration. The incident led to quarrelling which soon led to stone battles and aerial firing. Dawn

November 14: Bomb attack on Imambargah in Karachi

At least 12 people including law enforcers and media personnel got injured in a series of attacks on imambargahs in Karachi. Most of the attacks took place near midnight,  and involved grenade attacks launched at the site. Express Tribune

November 15: School attacked in Mardan

Two police officials were injured in the Katlang tehsil of Mardan when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off at a Government Middle School for Boys.

An initial blast led to police arriving at the scene when a second explosion took place. Both the driver and an officer were injured in the second attack while their vehichle was also damaged. The initial explosion had completely most of the school. Express Tribune

November 15: 10 killed in Rawalpindi sectarian clashes

A curfew was imposed in Rawalpindi and the army was called in after 10 people were killed and several injured in clashes between Shia mourners and students of a Sunni seminary during an Ashura procession.

Fighting erupted when a procession of Shias marking Ashura coincided with an incendiary and illegal sermon being broadcast at a nearby mosque. The eventual clashes left ten people dead. Daily Times

November 16: One injured in Multan clashes

Army troops were called in to maintain peace in Multan after a man was killed and two others injured in a clash between two rival groups. The clashes first took place near Nala Wali Muhammad area where a man was shot dead in firing by rivals. Samma News

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