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At least 10 killed, 60 injured in twin Parachinar explosions

At least 10 killed, 60 injured in twin Parachinar explosions

Security forces have cordoned off the area and are conducting a search operation.

At least 18 people were killed and almost 100 others injured in twin explosions that went off in Pakistan's northwestern town of Parachinar bordering Afghanistan, according to Associated Press.

"When people rushed to the site.to rescue the wounded, a second blast took place", he said.

Twin bombings minutes apart have hit a crowded market in Pakistan's north-western tribal region, killing at least 15 people and wounding 70, a government official said.

"Till now at least 15 people have been confirmed killed in the attack as it is a very busy area", said Shahid Turi, a local lawmaker from the area.




Pakistan twin blast: An explosion went off in northwestern Pakistan town of Parachinar, says a government official.

The area where the blast had occurred has been declared a Red Zone six months earlier and stringent security measures have always been taken to secure the area.

Local media quoted hospital sources as saying that at least 20 out of all the injured are in critical condition.

Emergency has been imposed across all hospitals in Parachinar to cope with the alarming situation.

Pakistan Army contingents and FC personnel also reached the site of the attack to aid in the rescue efforts.


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