Rickshaw bomb kills 12 in Quetta, Pakistan
A bomb planted in a rickshaw has killed at least 12 people in Quetta in south west Pakistan, officials have said.
The explosion, activated by remove control, tore through a truck carrying security personnel, according to a police official.
At least 10 of the dead were said to be security personnel. A number of other people were wounded.
Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province bordering Afghanistan and Iran, is plagued by sectarian violence.
23 May 2013
- From the section Asia