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Deadly bomb blast in Pakistan kills at least 11

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 00:43

Jan. 10 - A bomb rips through crowds in the southwestern Pakistan city of Quetta, killing at least 11 people and wounding scores of others. Travis Brecher reports.

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A bomb exploded here in the southwestern Pakistan city of Quetta on Thursday, killing at least 11 people. The blast, which also wounded scores of others, ripped through a busy part of the city. The target of the attack wasn't immediately clear, but the bomb went off near a paramilitary checkpoint. Shops, homes, and parked cars were also damaged in the explosion. Quetta is the capital of oil and gas-rich Baluchistan Province, which borders Iran and Afghanistan, and has been plagued by sectarian violence and attacks by Taliban militants.

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Deadly bomb blast in Pakistan kills at least 11

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 00:43

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