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In pictures: Pakistan court bomb

Policeman examines bloodstained documents

A bomb ripped through a courtroom in Quetta during a busy Saturday morning session.

Bomb wreckage in courtroom

Police said a suicide bomber had caused the blast, after finding a severed head in the wreckage.

Security officials look for clues at the scene

Security officials have been investigating at the scene.

Police examine the scene

The court building is in a compound which also houses police offices.

Body of victim

At least 15 people died in the blast.

Relatives of victims identify bodies

Relatives had to face the grim task of identifying the bodies of their loved ones.

Officials visit the injured in hospital

Dozens of people were injured in the blast, with several suffering serious burns.




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