Bomb kills three soldiers in Pakistan, toll "likely to rise"

QUETTA, Pakistan Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:08am GMT

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QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb killed three soldiers in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday and security officials said the death toll was likely to rise.

Officials said the bomb exploded near a security vehicle escorting schoolchildren. About 10 people were seriously wounded. A Reuters reporter saw the corpses of three soldiers under the vehicle as it burned.

(Reporting by Saleem Shahid; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Nick Macfie)