01 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 5, 1435

At least 12 people, including a child and two security personnel, were killed and 30 others injured in a blast that took place near Quetta’s Bacha Khan chowk on Thursday, DawnNews reported. – Text and photos by Agencies

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Pakistani men comfort an elderly mourner grieving over the death of a relative at a hospital following the bomb explosion.
Pakistani men comfort an elderly mourner grieving over the death of a relative at a hospital following the bomb explosion.
A bomb disposable squad member checks the site of the blast.
A bomb disposable squad member checks the site of the blast.
Pakistani security personnel search the wreckage of vehicles after the bomb explosion.
Pakistani security personnel search the wreckage of vehicles after the bomb explosion.
Onlookers gather at the site of the bomb explosion.
Onlookers gather at the site of the bomb explosion.
Pakistani security personnel examine the site of the bomb explosion.
Pakistani security personnel examine the site of the bomb explosion.
Debris and mangled vehicles are seen at the site of the bomb explosion.
Debris and mangled vehicles are seen at the site of the bomb explosion.
A paramilitary soldier stands at the scene of the bomb explosion.
A paramilitary soldier stands at the scene of the bomb explosion.
People wheel an injured man after the bomb explosion.
People wheel an injured man after the bomb explosion.

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sanaparveen
Jan 11, 2013 10:56am
I am an Indian. These scenes are indeed sad. Wish the Pakistani people well. Hope they stop this cycle of violence soon.
sanaparveen
Jan 11, 2013 10:57am
god give them strength t ofight against those terrorist.... Ameen
Cyrus Howell
Jan 11, 2013 09:25am
It reminds one of a war zone because it is a war zone.
Isadora
Jan 11, 2013 01:25am
I'm so sorry. There are just no words...
ali
Jan 11, 2013 01:47am
The chiefs of all law enforcing agencies should resign and the government should be sued for millions of $ for not providing security, a prime government responsibility.
Zubair
Jan 11, 2013 01:53am
Pakistan desperately need a leader. This terrible situation is a token of worst government in Pak's history. We should pray to Allah to forgive our sins and bless us with noble leadership.
Rakesh
Jan 11, 2013 10:20am
Thats very bad to hear the death of large lives....
KKHAN
Jan 10, 2013 11:33pm
Sad but Pakistan itself responsible for all this in human activities.
xmuslim
Jan 10, 2013 10:12pm
Mercy of Allah and Muhammad in action!!
lalloo
Jan 11, 2013 12:59am
Unless they hose it down first.
Waseem
Jan 11, 2013 12:04am
Hang them in public. Its time to double the intelligence services and apply the formula of "disappearing" them, permanantly, please.
Marina
Jan 10, 2013 07:47pm
Pakistani security forces are efficient only in collecting evidences from the debris.
janaan
Jan 10, 2013 06:31pm
i wish pakistan had the will like iran to track and execute these terrorits
Brijesh
Jan 11, 2013 07:51am
I am an Indian. These scenes are indeed sad. Wish the Pakistani people well. Hope they stop this cycle of violence soon.
murtaza
Jan 12, 2013 02:42pm
the terrorists are not the human being.