In pictures: Devastation at Bacha Khan chowk

Published January 10, 2013
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.

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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