Continuing turbulence

People gather after a bomb targeting Shia Muslims exploded in busy market in Hazara town, a Shia majority area on the outskirts of Quetta, on February 16, 2013. The bomb killed 63 people including women and children and wounded 180 in Pakistan's insurgency-hit southwest, police and officials said.—Text and images by AFP

Women protest against the killing of bomb attack victims in Quetta, a day after devastating bomb attack here.
Women protest against the killing of bomb attack victims in Quetta, a day after devastating bomb attack here.
People are pictured amid debris at the scene of yesterday's bomb attack site in Quetta.
People are pictured amid debris at the scene of yesterday's bomb attack site in Quetta.
Man mourns in front of the coffin of his son as he gathers along with others during a protest against the killing of bomb attack victims in Quetta.
Man mourns in front of the coffin of his son as he gathers along with others during a protest against the killing of bomb attack victims in Quetta.
People dig graves for yesterday's bomb attack victims in Quetta.
People dig graves for yesterday's bomb attack victims in Quetta.
Pakistani Shiite Muslims women mourn the death of relatives as they gather with coffins of bomb attack victims during a protest in Quetta.
Pakistani Shiite Muslims women mourn the death of relatives as they gather with coffins of bomb attack victims during a protest in Quetta.
A passengers bus, set alight be demonstrators in retaliation of yesterday's bomb attack in Quetta, burns as a pedestrian walks past in Karachi.
A passengers bus, set alight be demonstrators in retaliation of yesterday's bomb attack in Quetta, burns as a pedestrian walks past in Karachi.
People gather after a bomb targeting Shiite Muslims exploded in busy market in Hazara town, an area dominated by Shiites on the outskirts of Quetta, on February 16, 2013. The bomb killed 63 people including women and children and wounded 180 in Pakistan's insurgency-hit southwest, police and officials said.
People gather after a bomb targeting Shiite Muslims exploded in busy market in Hazara town, an area dominated by Shiites on the outskirts of Quetta, on February 16, 2013. The bomb killed 63 people including women and children and wounded 180 in Pakistan's insurgency-hit southwest, police and officials said.

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Naila
Feb 18, 2013 09:19pm
Heart-rending .. as a sunni, it is my belief that shias have as much right to life as any other human being on the planet.
Hina Iqbal
Feb 19, 2013 01:42am
It's high time now that the government must take serious action against the extremist groups who are killing Shias in the name of religion.
SJ
Feb 18, 2013 01:08pm
May his sons soul rest in peace. Ameen
Daanish
Feb 18, 2013 04:57pm
President must resign.
saima
Feb 19, 2013 06:53am
situation can be worst immediate actions should be taken on the demands