Pakistani Shias refuse to bury dead in protest

Pakistani Shias in Quetta - the city that was hit by a brutal terror attack - have refused to bury the dead in a demonstration against the government.

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People inspect the site of yesterday's bomb blast in Quetta. Credit: Naseer Ahmed / Reuters

The minority Muslim sect are demanding that the government do something to protect them from bombings and shootings by extremist Sunni's.

The bombings in Quetta were the worst in a series of attacks across Pakistan that killed 120 people. It appeared to be the country's deadliest single day of violence in five years.

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Pakistanis protest over bombings

Pakistani Shias in Quetta, the city that was hit by a terror attack yesterday, have refused to bury the dead in a demonstration against the government. A series of bombings in different parts of Pakistan killed more than 100 people.