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Bomb kills 13 in southwest Pakistan: police

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A bomb planted in a rickshaw tore through a truck used by security forces in southwest Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 13 people, police said. 

The mangled wreckage of a Pakistani military vehicle is seen following a bomb explosion on the outskirts of Quetta, the capital of restive Baluchistan province, on May 23, 2013. A bomb planted in a rickshaw has torn through a truck used by security forces in southwest Pakistan, killing at least 13 people, police said.

The remotely detonated bomb containing around 100 kg (220 pounds) of explosives targeted a truck carrying members of a government paramilitary force on the outskirts of Quetta, the capital of restive Baluchistan province.

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