The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 11 miners from Pakistan’s minority Shia Hazaras in Balochistan Province. Following Sunday’s attack, members of the Hazara minority in Quetta have blocked a road to protest the killings. Authorities say the miners were killed in a shared residential room near the coal mine. #Pakistan
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Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It has a population exceeding 212.2 million, including the world’s second-largest Muslim population. It has an area of 881,913 square kilometres (340,509 square miles).
Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.