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Theater grenade attack killsat least 5 in Pakistan

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Reuters

Officials are investigating a deadly grenade attack in a movie theater in Pakistan.

Police say unidentified attackers hurled two grenades into a Peshawar theater during the screening of a film.

(SOUNDBITE) (Urdu) POLICE SUPERINTENDENT, FAISAL MUKHTAR, SAYING:

"A China-made hand grenade was used in this blast. About 90 to 100 people were here at the time. Three people have died so far and 20 to 25 others are injured. All the injured have been moved to hospitals."

Two others died later at the hospital, raising the death toll to five.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.