At least 8 Pakistani Shi'ites killed in militant attack

By REUTERS
May 6, 2011 06:42

 
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ISLAMABAD - Suspected Islamist militants on Friday opened fire on a group of Pakistani Shi'ites in the southwestern town of Quetta, killing at least 8 and wounding 10, police said.

Police official Hamid Shakil said the Shi'ites were in a neighborhood park when they were shot at. The attackers fled, he said.

Sunni Muslim militants often attack Shi'ites, which they view as heretics.

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