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Metropolis in Balochistan, Pakistan

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Quetta: Metropolis in Balochistan, Pakistan
Quetta is the provincial capital and largest city of Balochistan, Pakistan. Quetta was largely destroyed in the 1935 Quetta earthquake, but was rebuilt and now has a population of 1,001,205 as of 2017, while the Quetta District has a population of 2,275,699. Quetta is at an average elevation of 1,680 metres above sea level, making it Pakistan's only high-altitude major city. The city is known as the "Fruit Garden of Pakistan," due to the numerous fruit orchards in and around it, and the large variety of fruits and dry fruits produced there.

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Minority Hazaras in Pakistan protest for third day after Quetta attack

Minority Shi'ite Hazaras blocked traffic in a sit-in protest for a third day in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday after a suicide bomb killed 19 people in an outdoor market, many of..
Reuters - Published

IS claims suicide bombing in Pakistan that killed 20

is claims suicide bombing in pakistan that killed 20
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at an open-air market in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta a day earlier that killed twenty..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Quetta

Bombing in Pakistan Market Kills at Least 20 [Video]Bombing in Pakistan Market Kills at Least 20

Pakistan's prime minister called the bombing a "terrorist attack."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

At Least 20 Killed And Dozens Injured In Quetta Market Bombing [Video]At Least 20 Killed And Dozens Injured In Quetta Market Bombing

CNN reports that at least 20 people are dead and dozens injured following an explosion in a busy market place in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta. The attack hit the city's Hazarganji..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Pakistan: Deadly explosion rips through Quetta market [Video]Pakistan: Deadly explosion rips through Quetta market

Official says 40 others have been wounded in a blast that appears to have been aimed at the Hazara community.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:19Published

Bomb in market kills 16 in southwest Pakistan [Video]Bomb in market kills 16 in southwest Pakistan

A bomb hidden among bags of potatoes at a Pakistani market killed at least 16 people, half of them ethnic Hazaras, police said on Friday (April 12) Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:25Published

 

Pakistan Hazara minority protests after bombing in Quetta

pakistan hazara minority protests after bombing in quetta
Members of the Hazara community demand better security after a bombing in Quetta kills 24 people.
BBC News - Published

Pakistan suicide bombing at open-air market in Quetta kills at least 20

A suicide bomber targeted an open-air market in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Pakistan PM Imran Khan reacts to Quetta blasts

pakistan pm imran khan reacts to quetta blasts
A powerful bomb went off at an open-air market in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, killing at least 16 people and wounding 30, police and hospital...
WorldNews - Published

16 killed, 30 injured in bomb blast at Pakistan market

16 killed, 30 injured in bomb blast at pakistan market
A powerful bomb went off at an open-air market in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, killing at least 16 people and wounding 30, police and hospital officials said. The bombing...
WorldNews - Published

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