Terrorist attack in Pakistan hospital leaves 60 dead

Following the assassination of the president of the Baluchistan Bar Association by unidentified gunmen earlier today, a suicide bomb was detonated at the accident and emergency department of a hospital in the city of Quetta. At least 60 people were killed and more than 50 injured. Among the dead and injured were many lawyers who were there to mourn the bar association president.

Advice For Travellers

Baluchistan has been witnessing ethnic violence and numerous attacks for years. The minority Shia and Hazara community are often the target of kidnapping and murders by extremist militants. if possible, travel in this province should be avoided.

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