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Gunmen kill 19 bus passengers in Pakistan

30 May 2015


Quetta, Pakistan, May 30: Gunmen have killed at least 19 passengers of a bus in Mastung town, 40 km off the western Pakistani city of Quetta.

 Reports said the attack took place  late on Friday

"The armed men were wearing the uniforms of the security forces," Sarfaraz Bugti told Reuters. The bodies of 19 passengers had been found so far," reports quoted Balochistan home minister as saying. .

Around  25 passengers were taken off two buses, which were on way to Karachi, before most of them being shot dead. The bodies were discovered in nearby hills. 

The motives of the assailants was unclear.

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