Bomb in Pakistani city Quetta kills at least 10

By REUTERS
September 7, 2011 07:55




QUETTA, Pakistan - A bomb exploded near a government compound in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, a police official said.

The official said he suspected it was a suicide bombing. Pakistan's Taliban militants, who are close to al-Qaida, often carry out suicide bombings as part of a campaign designed to topple the US-backed government.


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