Pakistan protesters end blockade over deaths of miners

Thousands of mourners gathered in Pakistan on Saturday for the burial of 10 miners who were killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group that sparked an outcry over the lack of protection for workers. A six-day protest by the Shia Hazara community over the killings in the country’s restive southwest was finally called off late on Friday after they reached an agreement with the provincial government of Balochistan. Shia protesters numbering up to 3,000 had blocked a road on the outskirts of Quetta demanding personal assurances by Prime Minister Imran Khan. The 10 miners from the minor…

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