Gunmen kill seven in Pakistan

At least seven people were killed when unidentified gunmen today opened fire at a bus carrying Shia Muslims in Pakistan`s Quetta city.

Last Updated: Jul 29, 2011, 18:44 PM IST

Islamabad: At least seven people were
killed when unidentified gunmen today opened fire at a bus
carrying Shia Muslims in Pakistan`s Quetta city.

The shooting took place on Saryab road in Quetta, the
capital of Balochistan, TV channels reported. There was no
immediate claim of responsibility.

The gunmen riding motorcycles fled after the attack.

The bus was carrying Shia Muslims to the border town
of Taftan from where they were to visit sacred places in Iran,
officials said.

Several people were also injured in the attack.

PTI