Pakistani relatives of Saturday's bombing victims mourn next to the bodies in a mosque in Quetta, Pakistan, Feb. 17. Angry residents demanded government protection from an onslaught of attacks against Shiite Muslims a day after scores of people were killed in a massive bombing that a local official said was a sign that security agencies were too scared to do their jobs. Arshad Butt / AP Dozens of people including schoolchildren were killed Saturday in a bomb attack carried out by extremists from Pakistan's Sunni Muslim majority, police said.
A spokesman for Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a Sunni group, claimed responsibility for the bomb, which caused casualties in Quetta's main bazaar, a school and a computer center. Police said most of the victims were Shiites.
-- By Gul Yousufzai, Reuters
Read the full story. A man prepares graves for the burial of victims. Naseer Ahmed / Reuters A girl cries during the funeral for victims of Saturday's bomb attack. Naseer Ahmed / Reuters A Pakistani paramilitary soldier inspects the belongings of a boy at the scene. Musa Farman / EPA Fire rages from destroyed buildings Feb. 16 at the site of the attack. Yslb Pak / Zuma Press Smoke rises in a Shiite Muslim area after the attack Feb. 16. Naseer Ahmed / Reuters