More than 100 people were killed in bombings in two Pakistani cities today in one of the country's bloodiest days in recent years:
- Three of the blasts were in Quetta, Balochistan province; the other was in Mingora, Swat province
- Police said twin blasts at a snooker hall in Quetta killed 81 people and injured more than 120
- Extremist Sunni group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claimed responsibility for the attack, which was in a Shia area
- Earlier, a car bomb targeting paramilitary soldiers in a market area in Quetta killed 12 people and wounded more than 40, police said
- The United Baluch Army, a separatist group, claimed responsibility for the attack
- In the city of Mingora, 22 people were killed and more than 70 injured in a bombing, officials said
- Police said the bomb targeted people who had gathered to hear a religious leader speak
- It is the deadliest militant attack in Swat for more than two years
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