At least 11 people were killed and other 40 were injured after an explosion hits the busy market of northwest Pakistan’s Kurram Agency on Friday afternoon.
The incident took place in the Pakistani city of Parachinar near the Noor Market, where the car bomber blew himself while driving the car near the main gate of imam-bar-gah.
It was reported that the explosion occurred because of a car bomb which was parked in the marketplace killed 11 people in the attack.
Sajid Hussain, Parliamentarian from Parachinar said in a statement, “The attack took place in a busy area and a women’s mosque appears to be the target”.
Adding further to this he said, “Patients are being brought to us in private cars and ambulances and we have received over three dozen patients so far”.
While interacting with the media over the sudden mishap Hussain said, “The network of terrorists has already been broken and it is our national duty to continue this war until the complete annihilation of the scourge of terrorism from our soil.”
However, till now no one has taken the responsibility of the attack. Meanwhile, emergency services were sent to the site.
(Further details are awaited)