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Dual blasts kill at least 19 in Pakistan

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 00:52

March 14 - Attacks in the volatile Pakistani cities of Quetta and Peshawar kill at least 19 people. Nathan Frandino reports.

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Charred vehicles with windows blown out are all that remains after a roadside bombing in Pakistan. The blast in the city of Quetta killed at least 10 people and wounded 35 others. (SOUNDBITE) (Urdu) SENIOR SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE, MOHAMMAD JAFFER, SAYING: "It seems to be from an IED. We will investigate further and let you know. As you can see, this is a crowded area with a lot of traffic and people in the street. The blast took place on a roadside." A separate attack in Peshawar killed at least nine when a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a police vehicle. Emergency responders brought the victims to a local hospital. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. The blasts happened as the government tries to engage Pakistani Taliban militants in talks to reach a ceasefire and end years of violence.

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Dual blasts kill at least 19 in Pakistan

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 00:52