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Pakistan blast kills 20 Shia pilgrims

A car bomb has exploded near a convoy of buses taking Pakistani Shia pilgrims to Iran. Credit: Naseer Ahmed / Reuters
The blast in the southwest Baluchistan province killed 20 people and wounded 24, hospital officials said. Credit: Naseer Ahmed / Reuters
Sectarian violence has often hit the sparsely populated area near the Iranian border. Credit: Naseer Ahmed / Reuters