At least 30 dead in Pakistan funeral bombing

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A suicide bomber killed 30 people and wounded scores others, including senior police officers, at the funeral of a Pakistani policeman in the western city of Quetta on Thursday, local media quote police sources as saying. "So far we can confirm 21 police personnel, including senior police officials, have been killed. Nine other victims are yet to be identified," Inspector General Mushtaq Sukhera told a press conference. "I can confirm 40 people have been injured." Before that, the AP reported 60 people sustained injuries. The wounded were transported to the Civil Hospital and the Combined Military Hospital. Several of them were said to be in critical condition. Eyewitnesses said fear and chaos broke out among the attendees of the funeral following the blast in the capital of Baluchistan province.

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