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Pakistan blast kills 20 Shia pilgrims in latest sectarian attack

An emergency personnel worker searches for human remains at the site of a car bomb explosion targeting buses carrying Shia Muslim pilgrims in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

An emergency personnel worker searches for human remains at the site of a car bomb explosion targeting buses carrying Shia Muslim pilgrims in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

An emergency personnel worker searches for human remains at the site of a car bomb explosion targeting buses carrying Shia Muslim pilgrims in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
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A paramilitary soldier stands guard at the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack on the minority sect. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

A paramilitary soldier stands guard at the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the...more

A paramilitary soldier stands guard at the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack on the minority sect. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
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Paramedics inspect the bodies of Shia Muslim pilgrims killed by a car bomb in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

Paramedics inspect the bodies of Shia Muslim pilgrims killed by a car bomb in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

Paramedics inspect the bodies of Shia Muslim pilgrims killed by a car bomb in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
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A paramilitary soldier collects evidence at a site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

A paramilitary soldier collects evidence at a site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

A paramilitary soldier collects evidence at a site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
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Police investigators collect evidence at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack on the minority sect. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

Police investigators collect evidence at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said,...more

Police investigators collect evidence at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack on the minority sect. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
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Police investigators collect evidence at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack on the minority sect. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

Police investigators collect evidence at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said,...more

Police investigators collect evidence at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack on the minority sect. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
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Paramilitary soldiers walk past at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack on the minority sect. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

Paramilitary soldiers walk past at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the...more

Paramilitary soldiers walk past at the site of a car bomb explosion in Quetta December 30, 2012. The car bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran, killing 20 people and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack on the minority sect. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
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