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Pakistan bomb kills, wounds 247

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QUETTA, Pakistan - A remote-controlled bomb targeting Shiite Muslims killed 47 people and wounded more than 200 in Pakistan's insurgency-hit southwest on Saturday, police said. 

A NATO supply truck driver waits for a security check in Quetta last week.

The death toll from the incident in Hazara town, an area dominated by Shiites on the outskirts of Quetta, capital of oil and gas rich Baluchistan province, had originally been put at 10.

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