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Police reassigned after Quetta killings

Authorities in Pakistan have reassigned four senior police officers in the western city of Quetta following an attack on a Shia mosque which left 53 people dead. The authorities also said they had now detained between 20 and 30 suspects from outlawed Sunni organisations following several raids in the city overnight. Prime Minister Zafarullah Khan Jamali said evidence currently being assessed pointed towards “involvement of foreign hands”. The BBC’s Paul Anderson in Quetta says radical Sunni Muslims from Afghanistan, perhaps the Taleban, will be the prime suspects for Friday’s attack. Full Story

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