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Protests In Pakistan After Quetta Attack

Protests In Pakistan

Lawyers stage a nationwide strike after scores of their colleagues were killed in a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday. It's the deadliest militant strike in Pakistan this year and the latest in a string of targeted attacks on lawyers, shops, businesses and schools are shut in Quetta as a 3 day mourning period begins.

Hospital employee Shakeel Gil said to media that "I witnessed Doomsday here. Dead bodies were scattered all over the place. Some had no arms, others no legs, others no heads. As soon as i came out of the ward, i felt as if the end of the world had come."

Lawyers are calling on the government to do more to protect them. Quetta is he capital of Baluchistan province which borders Afghanistan and is home to many militant groups.