Blast kills 19 Shiite pilgrims

Bombing in Pakistan hurts 25 others on way to Iran

Posted: December 31, 2012 at 5:24 a.m.

Security forces gather Sunday at the site of a bombing in Quetta, Pakistan.

At least 19 Shiite pilgrims, including four women, were killed Sunday when their convoy of three buses in southwestern Pakistan was struck by a remotely detonated bomb, officials said. At least 25 other people were wounded in the attack in the Mastung District of Baluchistan province.

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