14 killed, 50 wounded in bomb blast on Pakistani train
Published on Apr 8, 2014 9:58 PM
QUETTA, Pakistan (REUTERS) - Fourteen passengers were killed and about 50 wounded on Tuesday when militants bombed a train in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, hospital sources and officials said.
The blast came a day after Pakistani security forces said they had killed 30 separatist militants in one of the biggest clashes in months in the gas-rich province.
The separatist United Baluch Army claimed responsibility, saying in a text message to Reuters the bombing was retaliation for the raids by security forces.
The bomb went off on the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express in a carriage reserved for men, in the town of Sibi, 120 km southeast of the provincial capital of Quetta.
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