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More than 80 people died in a Pakistan terror attack last night – where exactly is the hashtag and the solidarity?

20 Feb

Last night, a suicide attack on a shrine in Pakistan killed at least 88 people and injured a further 250 at last count. This comes just two days after a suicide bomber attacked a rally in Lahore, the cultural heart of Pakistan, and killed over a dozen people. Isis has claimed responsibility for the deaths, causing terror and distress across the country.

While the Western press have published the odd article about the attacks, the coverage goes no further: no big front-page reporting, special emergency episodes of political podcasts, trending hashtags or Snapchat filters.

Source: More than 80 people died in a Pakistan terror attack last night – where exactly is the hashtag and the solidarity?

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Posted by on February 20, 2017 in Asia

 

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