Blast kills 11 in Pakistani city

A bomb that appeared to be targeting paramilitary soldiers has exploded in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing 11 people, police say.

A bomb that appeared to be targeting paramilitary soldiers has exploded in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing 11 people, police say.

Twenty-seven people were wounded, including three security officials.

The bomb reportedly exploded near a vehicle carrying paramilitary soldiers.

Baluchistan has experienced a decades-long insurgency by nationalists who demand greater autonomy and a larger share of the province’s natural resources.

It is also home to many Islamist militants, including the Taliban.

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