CNN: Bomb Rips Through Market, Kills DozensSubmitted by emalvini on Sat, 02/16/2013 - 14:43
CNN: Bomb Rips Through Market, Kills Dozens
rom Shaan Khan and Nasir Habib, CNN
updated 12:45 PM EST, Sat February 16, 2013
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A blast targeting Shiites in a busy Pakistani marketplace killed at least 63 people on Saturday, police told CNN
The strike occurred the southwestern Pakistan city of Quetta.
At least 180 people also were injured when water tanker parked in the marketplace along the Karana Road section of the city was remotely detonated. said Mir Zubair Mehmood, a Quetta senior police official.
The South Asian nation, overwhelmingly Sunni, has been beset by sectarian strife and attacks for years.