Pakistan hospital bomb attack kills dozens in Quetta
Officials say a bomb explosion has killed 53 people in a hospital in the city of Quetta in southwestern Pakistan.
Dozens of people were wounded in the attack,
which occurred at the entrance to the emergency department where
the body of a prominent lawyer was shot dead earlier in the day they were brought Monday.
The victims included lawyers
and journalists accompanying the body of Bilal Anwar Kasi.
The fire explosion.
It was not clear who the attackers were.
Pakistani police said they suspected the bomb was detonated by a suicide bomber.
Mr. Casey, who was president of the Bar Association of Balochistan,
was shot while he was on his way to the main court complex in Quetta,
according to the news outlet for Geo TV.
And he condemned the Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attacks.
“We will not allow any one to disturb the peace in the province,” he said.
the security forces have given policies in Baluchistan sacrifices for this country.”
There were a number of targeted killings in Quetta,
linked to a separatist insurgency as well as sectarian tensions and crime.
It included killed in recent weeks,
many of the lawyers.
Mr. Casey strongly condemned the attacks
and said local media that he had declared the province for two days of court hearings to protest the killing of their colleague last week.