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11 Killed in Pakistan Violence


A series of attacks in Pakistan's troubled Baluchistan province has left 10 people dead, as thousands of ethnic Baluch activists rallied in Quetta to demand an end to military operations.

Bombs at a dairy farm in the town of Kohlu and at a gas exploration site southeast of Quetta claimed nine lives and wounded 20 other people. A tractor hit a land mine in Jaffarabad, killing its driver.

In the South Waziristan tribal region, local authorities found the bullet-riddled body of Muslim cleric Zahir Shah who was kidnapped last week. His killers left a note which said he was killed because of his links with Americans.

And in the northwestern town of Tank, three members of a family were killed by an explosion at their home. The cause of that blast has not been determined.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.

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