59 people have been killed and around 120 people critically injured after an attack took place at a police training academy in Quetta, Pakistan, late on 24 October night. Three militants with suicide bomb vests attacked the college when cadets were sleeping. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but an official from Pakistan’s paramilitary forces blamed a faction of the Lashker-e-Jhangvi militant group for the attack.
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Pakistan: At least 60 killed, over 110 injured in Quetta police academy attack, ISIS claims responsibility
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