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Pakistan Shiites bury dead, four days after huge attack

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Embattled Shiite Muslims Monday buried victims of the deadliest single attack on their community in Pakistan, ending a four-day protest to demand protection after the provincial government was sacked. 

Pakistani Shiite Muslims shout slogans during a protest in Quetta on January 14, 2013 against the killing of members of their community. Thousands of Shiite Muslims from Pakistan's minority Hazara community ended a nearly four-day protest Monday after Islamabad caved into their demands for protection by sacking the provincial government.

Men, women and children spent four nights camped in freezing conditions, refusing to bury the victims of a twin suicide bombing that killed 92 people in a Shiite area of the southwestern city of Quetta last Thursday.

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