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Quetta: Pakistan's Mysterious City With Ties to Taliban

Quetta, capital of volatile Balochistan province, is considered a censored city, around 1,300 kilometers southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. The alleged presence of the Afghan Taliban Shura, or advisory council, and a simmering Baloch insurgency shrouds the city of 2 million people in mystery. The death of the Afghan Taliban's reclusive leader Mullah Omar brought Quetta again into the media limelight. Afghan government officials, some Taliban communiques and media reports have claimed...

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