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Pakistan’s Shiites call for protection

STATE OF SIEGE:Following violent attacks by militant Sunni groups, Shiites have said they will not bury their dead until the army replaces the provincial government

Reuters, QUETTA, Pakistan

The roughly 500,000-strong Hazara people in Quetta, who speak a Persian dialect, have distinct features and are an easy target, Dayan said.

“They live in a state of siege. Stepping out of the ghetto means risking death,” Dayan said. “Everyone has failed them: the security services, the government, the judiciary.”

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