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  • Nov 23, 2014
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Quetta

25 die in Pakistan bus, hospital bombings

At least 25 people were killed in troubled southwest Pakistan yesterday when militants blew up a bus carrying women students and attacked a hospital treating survivors.

Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 8:12am

Roadside bomb kills 13 in southwest Pakistan

A roadside bomb killed 11 security personnel and two civilians on Thursday in southwestern Pakistan where separatist rebels have for decades been battling to control the region’s natural gas and other resources.

23 May 2013 - 4:17pm

Bomb attacks wound 17 in Pakistan

Bomb attacks wounded 17 people in Pakistan on Wednesday and targeted an election candidate in the run-up to historic general elections in the nuclear-armed country, police said.

The first attack wounded 13 people near a Shiite Muslim mosque and a private hospital in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta, police said.

24 Apr 2013 - 3:42pm

Top Pakistan court demands strategy to protect Shiites

Pakistan’s top court ordered authorities on Tuesday to develop a long-term strategy to protect Shiite Muslims after bomb attacks killed nearly 200 of them in the country’s southwest.

26 Feb 2013 - 9:37pm

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.

20 Feb 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