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  Tishrei 6, 5772 , 04/10/11

Pakistan: Gunmen Kill 12 Shiites

Gunmen have killed 12 Shiite Muslims and wounded six other people in southwest Pakistan in an apparent sectarian attack, police officials told The Associated Press.

According to the officials, the attackers stopped the Shiites Tuesday as they were riding on a bus, forced them to stand in a line and then opened fire. It is unclear if those wounded were also Shiites.

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