QUETTA -- Twenty-seven wounded survivors of the August 8 Quetta suicide bombing were transferred to Karachi for medical treatment August 9 as two terrorist groups claimed responsibility, media reported.
A suicide bombing at Quetta Civil Hospital killed at least 70 people and injured up to 112 others, Geo News reported.
The airlifted Quetta patients are receiving treatment in a private Karachi hospital, Geo News reported.
Meanwhile, the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) and Jamatul Ahrar -- a splinter Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) faction -- both claimed responsibility, SAMAA and Geo News reported.
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