Shia pilgrims

1,000 Shia pilgrims stuck at Pak-Iran border over security fears

Nearly a thousand Shia pilgrims have been stranded at the Pakistan-Iran border in the restive Balochistan border for about a week.

Jul 19, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

UN chief condemns terror attacks in Pakistan

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked Pakistan to step up its efforts to tackle terrorism, as he condemned the terror attacks on an airport in Karachi and killing of Shia pilgrims in that country.

Jun 10, 2014, 09:05 AM IST

Several injured as blast targets Shia pilgrims in Pakistan

The blast occurred at Akhtarabad area in provincial capital Quetta.
According to initial reports, several people were injured in the incident and the bus burst into flames.

Jan 01, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

19 Shia pilgrims killed in Pak, UN chief appalled

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon criticised the recent spate of terrorist attacks in Pakistan and reportedly said that he was “appalled by escalating terrorist violence.”

Dec 31, 2012, 09:46 AM IST

Pak: Three killed in suicide attack on bus carrying Shias

The suspected bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into the bus that was travelling from Taftan town on the border with Iran to the provincial capital of Quetta.

Sep 18, 2012, 21:24 PM IST

LeJ claims responsibility for attack on pilgrims

The banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a bus that killed 13 people, most of them Shia pilgrims returning from Iran, in Pakistan`s Quetta city.

Jun 29, 2012, 22:23 PM IST