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Baluchistan is the site of a long-running insurgency by rebels who want a greater share of the region’s resources and more autonomy. It’s also home to Islamist militants who frequently target Shiites.

Shiites make up a sizable minority in Pakistan, but many Sunni extremists do not view them as true Muslims.

Associated Press writer Abdul Sattar contributed to this report from Quetta.

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