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Deadly bomb blast in Pakistan kills at least 11

Thursday, 10 Jan, 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.

Deadly bomb blast in Pakistan kills at least 11

Thursday, 10 Jan, 2013 - 00:43

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