Pakistani police say at least 11 police trainees have been killed and nine wounded in a shooting near the southwestern city of Quetta.
A police spokesman says two men on a motorcycle opened fire Sunday at a vehicle carrying police recruits to a training center.
The motive for the shooting was not immediately clear and no group has claimed responsibility.
But a police officer said sectarian violence may have been involved. Most of the slain recruits were members of the minority Hazara Shiite Muslim ethnic group.
Hundreds of people have been killed in violence between Shiites and members of the country's Sunni Muslim majority.
On Friday, police said gunmen riding motorcycles shot and killed Shiite Muslim leader Syed Niaz Hussain Shah, as he was driving home in his car to his home in Quetta today.
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