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Pakistan's Hazaras take up arms over attacks

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Ismatullah holds an AK-47 and checks vehicles on the road. "Enough is enough. We have no trust in the security forces any more and we'll protect our community ourselves," says the teenage Shiite student. 

A Pakistani leads his donkey cart through a Hazara community in Quetta, February 27, 2013. Extremist Sunni Muslim bombers have killed nearly 200 people in Quetta in the two worst bomb attacks to strike Shiite Muslims from the minority Hazara community, just weeks apart on January 10 and February 16.

Extremist Sunni Muslim bombers killed nearly 200 people in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta in the two worst bomb attacks to strike Shiite Muslims from the minority Hazara community, just weeks apart on January 10 and February 16.

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