8 killed in attack on pro-govt. Pakistani militia

Feb 09, 2014, 4:06 PM EST
A Pakistani volunteer distributes biscuit to earthquake survivor girls near their collapsed mud houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on September 27, 2013.
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Baluchistan province is traditionally rife with conflict because of the immense poverty there, and a group of sleeping women and children were caught in the crossfire Sunday in Dera Bugti district; six total attackers were brought down by the Bugti Peace Force and another pro-government paramilitary group.