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  • Apr 17, 2014
  • Updated: 10:06am

Islamist insurgency

Anger, scuffles as Pakistan Shiites bury 89

Scuffles broke out on Wednesday as Pakistani Shiite Muslims buried the 89 victims of a second major bomb attack in five weeks, which has highlighted the government’s inability to stem sectarian violence.

Wednesday, 20 February, 2013, 8:51pm

Pakistan arrests suspects over Shiite killings

Pakistani forces on Tuesday killed four men and arrested seven others accused of killing Shiite Muslims officials said.

19 Feb 2013 - 2:31pm

Pakistan market bombing leaves dozens dead

A bomb hidden in a water tank ripped through a crowded vegetable market in a mostly Shiite neighbourhood in a southwestern Pakistani city Saturday, killing at least 81 people and wounding nearly 200, officials said.

17 Feb 2013 - 3:19pm