Car bomb in Quetta kills three
[Dawn] A suspected bad turban killed himself and two children on Sunday in southwest Pakistain when a bomb in the car he was driving went
kaboom! before he reached his intended target, police said.
A woman was also killed and 12 people maimed when the bomb detonated close to the home of the bad turban on the outskirts of Quetta, capital of the insurgency-hit province of Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
The rented house was badly damaged.
"We have recovered the bodies of a woman and two children from the debris and also found a severed head, believed to be of a bad turban who was killed in the blast," police officer Mukhtar Ahmed told AFP.
The injured included seven children, some of them related to the dead, he said.
"The target was not clear. We have launched an investigation to identify the bad turban. Police were also interrogating the owner of the house," he said.
Abdul Razzaq, in charge of the bomb-disposal squad in Quetta, told AFP the car was carrying between 80 and 100 kilos (180-220 pounds) of explosives
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