At least 15 people have been killed in twin blasts in the northwestern Pakistani town of Parachinar on Friday (June 23) according to government officials. The two blasts went off within three minutes of each other. People were at the market buying food for iftar, the meal breaking the fast in the evening during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. No group claimed responsibility for the Parachinar blasts.In a separate attack on Friday, at least 13 people, including seven police officers, were killed by a suicide car bomber in Quetta which is about 100 km (60 miles) east of the border with Afghanistan. Jamaat ur Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the Quetta attack.
Video Shows Aftermath Deadly Market Blasts in City of Parachinar
Jun 24, 2017 13:04 IST