At least 15 martyred, 70 injured in twin Parachinar blasts

At least 15 martyred, 70 injured in twin Parachinar blasts

At least 15 martyred, 70 injured in twin Parachinar blasts

Emerging reports have mentioned that at least five people were killed and 10 others injured in an explosion near the office of Balochistan Police Chief in Quetta city on Friday, the media reported.

"When people rushed to the site... to rescue the wounded, a second blast took place", he said, adding that he could not give further details of the attack but that officials fear the toll will increase.

At least 25 people were killed and over hundred injured in twin subsequent bomb blasts that ripped through in a crowded Tori market where people were busy in purchasing Iftar items on Friday afternoon in Parachinar of the Kurram Agency.

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the attacks and directed authorities to beef up security arrangements across the country, according to a statement by his office. Sunni hardliners, now operating through different Taliban factions including the Islamic State group, consider them heretics and have often targeted them.

Twin blasts tore through a market crowded with Eid shoppers in a mainly Shia town, a suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle and militants opened fire on police in separate attacks in Pakistan's three major cities today, killing 62 people and wounding almost 100. Nine security officials were among the wounded, said Fareed Sumalan, a doctor at the hospital.

The district is known for sectarian clashes between Sunnis and Shiites, who make up roughly 20 percent of Pakistan's population of 200 million. Police cordon off an area and injured have been shifted to hospital, reports Pakistan media.

That attack shocked a country already grimly accustomed to atrocities, and prompted the military to intensify an operation in the tribal areas targeting militants.

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