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81 dead in Pakistan blast

A bomb in a market stand in Quetta, Pakistan has killed at least 81 people and injured 180. The attack was carried out by extremists from Pakistan's Sunni Muslim majority, police said.

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Pakistan market bomb was 'fitted to a motorcycle'

Pakistan's officials have said that the extensive damage and loss of life in Quetta was caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to a motorcycle.

Wazir Khan Nasir, deputy inspector general of police in Quetta, said: "The explosion was caused by an improvised explosive device fitted to a motorcycle."

Here the extent of the damage is being gauged by local people:

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