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Shiites lash out after Pakistan bombing kills 81 people

‘GRIM AND SAD’:Baluchistan Province’s Hazara decried the continuing violence against them. The province’s governor says security forces are afraid to go after the extremists

AP, QUETTA, Pakistan

Last year was particularly deadly for Shiites in Pakistan. According to Human Rights Watch, more than 400 were killed in targeted attacks across the country.

The human rights group said more than 125 were killed in Baluchistan Province, most of whom belonged to the Hazara community.

Human rights groups have accused the government of not doing enough to protect Shiites.

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