Friday, September 3, 2010

Shias are also our target, Taliban

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 50 Shia Muslims in Quetta on Friday.

The attack sharply drove up the toll of sectarian assaults in a country battered by massive flooding.

Taliban commander Qari Hussain Mehsud tells The Associated Press that though they are fighting the US and the Pakistani government, ''Shias are also our target.''—AP

DAWN.COM | Pakistan | Taliban say their bomber attacked Quetta rally

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