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Photos: Bus bomb, hostages in Pakistan

Updated 4:18 PM ET, Wed June 19, 2013
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Pakistani paramilitary soldiers take positions after militants attacked a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, on Saturday, June 15. Several militants held hundreds of people hostage inside the Bolan medical complex. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani soldiers arrest a suspected militant at the hospital. Among the patients at the complex were people wounded in a bus bombing near Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University that killed 12 female students. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
A man carries an injured boy after the hospital attack. Seven people have killed in the siege of the hospital. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
Soldiers take position near the hospital. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
A man carries an injured boy away from the scene. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
Soldiers shift an injured colleague into a van. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
People exit the hospital in Quetta. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
Firefighters extinguish a burning university bus after the bomb blast in Quetta. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images
Firefighters work to extinguish the burning bus. "All the (bus) victims are women teachers and students," according to a police official, Mir Zubair Mehmood, in Quetta. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images